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Forest KinderCare Learning Center
16780 Forest Road
Forest, VA 24551
(434) 455-0880

Current Inspector: Kelly Ann Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Nov. 6, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

An unannounced non-mandated monitoring inspection was completed on 11/6/2019. There were 60 children in care with 19 staff. The inspector arrived at 7:50 A.M. and departed the program at 11:45 A.M. The inspector reviewed six staff's and children's records. Three medications were reviewed. Nine classrooms and three playground areas were observed in use on the day of the inspection.

Observed the children during: arrival into the program, circle time, hand washing and toileting procedures morning snack and outside time.

Discussion with director and administration staff: references for staff, start date vs enrollment date for children, labeling personal items (pacifiers), sight and sounds of sleeping infants when one staff is present.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. If a key is used, the key shall not be accessible to the children.

1. In Preschool three there two containers sitting on a high shelf in the restroom that was unlocked. The chemicals were not accessible to the children.

Plan of Correction: During the inspection the teacher removed the chemicals and locked and all classrooms will monitor.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that all hands were washed according to the standard.

1. In the pre-k classroom the children finished breakfast and did not wash their hands once they were finished.

Plan of Correction: The administration will remind all staff of hand washing procedures and will monitor.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on review of medications, the center failed to ensure that all prescription medication meet all the standard requirements.

1. The prescription for child # 7 did not have the pharmacy label on the medication that had expired 3/2017.

Plan of Correction: The medication will be returned to the parent today. All medication will be reviewed by a MAT trained staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-C-1-A
Description: Based on review of six staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all staff had a sworn statement complete prior to hire date.


1. Staff # 3 was hired on 8/12/019 and did not have a completed sworn statement on the day of the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The administration staff had the staff person to re-fill out the sworn statement during the inspection.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-A
Description: Based on review of six staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all finger print eligibility letters were returned prior to the hire date.

1. Staff # 1 hire date was 7/15/2019 and the date of the finger print eligibility letter was 7/29/2019.
2. Staff # 2 hire date was 7/16/2019 and the date of the finger print eligibility letter was 7/26/2019.
3. Staff # 4 hire date was 7/22/2019 and the date of the finger print eligibility letter was 7/26/2019.
4. Staff # 5 hire date was 7/10/2019 and the date of the finger print eligibility letter was 8/02/2019.

Plan of Correction: In the future all staff will not be hired prior to finger prints have been returned.


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