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The Learning Experience
8120 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 257-7900

Current Inspector: Morgan Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: Oct. 30, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was provided regarding verifying proof of identification and the annual review of children's emergency contact information.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 9:45am-2:25pm. There were 95 children directly supervised by 15 staff and all classrooms were in ratio. The physical plant, outdoor playground area, programming, menus, 5 staff records, 10 children?s records, 4 medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed coloring, learning to count, listening to a story, playing inside in the Boulevard and going down the slide, playing on the playground, and infant care including feeding and diapering was also observed. Lunch served today is a bean burrito, apple sauce, corn, and milk. Positive interactions between children and staff were observed during this inspection. There was an abundant supply of age appropriate materials for the children and the center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact me at morgan.bryson1@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 5 staff records reviewed did not contain documentation of an updated tuberculosis screening or test within the past two years.

Evidence:
1. Staff #3's most recent tuberculosis screening on file was completed 9/20/2016.

Plan of Correction: On Monday the staff will have a screening done.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-F
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, children's rest mats could not be properly cleaned and sanitized weekly or before use by another child.

Evidence:
1. Multiple rest mats used by the children in care are torn exposing the foam cushioning preventing them from being properly cleaned and santized on a weekly basis.

Plan of Correction: I ordered new mats in October and they should be delivered soon.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on medication and documentation review, not all medications were picked up by the parent within 14 days of authorization expiration and continued to be stored on site.

Evidence:
1. The medication authorization for Child #11 expired on 9/13/2018 and the medication was stored on site.

Plan of Correction: I gave the family the paper for the medication authorization to be renewed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, a diaper ointment was not labeled with the child's name.

Evidence:
1. In the Infant classroom, there was a tube of A&D cream that was not labeled with a child's name.

Plan of Correction: The A&D ointment was discarded.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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