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Kid's Station Learning Center
1100 Sam Perry Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 741-3740

Current Inspector: Laura Brindle (540) 905-2062

Inspection Date: Dec. 4, 2019

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
*Please ensure you are obtaining documentation of the parent's annual review of the children's emergency contact information, whether there has been a change or not.
*Program leaders shall not supervise more than 2 staff.

Comments:
An unannounced Monitoring Inspection was conducted today from 9am to 11:30am. There were 110 infants to school-age directly supervised by 22 staff. The physical plant, 5 staff records, 10 children?s records, 6 children's medications and medication authorization records, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in circle time, playing outside, arriving to care. Diapering and hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was a sufficient supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector. Keesha Minor (keesha.minor@dss.virginia.gov) or 540-340-2672.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that children's records were maintained with the required information.
Evidence:
1) Child 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 did not have documentation of the parent's annual review of the child's emergency contact information.
2) Child 3 did not have documentation of a second parent/guardian that may have custody or custodial paperwork.

Plan of Correction: Will get missing documentation filed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.
Evidence:
1) Observed a hole/dent in the wall exposed by failed carpeting in the school-age room.
2) Observed a gap on the first blue slide by the base, causing an entanglement hazard.
3) Observed a gap on the third (Toddler) blue slide, causing an entanglement hazard.
4) Observed near the Toddler playground entrance, wood along the gate that was splintering and deteriorating.

Plan of Correction: Will speak with maintenance and get them taken care of.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that electrical outlets have protective covers.
Evidence:
1) Observed 3 uncovered electrical outlets in The Music Lab, by the counter.
2) Observed in The School-Age room 4 uncovered outlets (2 by each sink - side rooms) and 4 uncovered outlets on a power strip near the empty fish tank.
3) Observed 2 uncovered outlets inTthe Galaxy room on a powerstrip near the computers.

Plan of Correction: Will get the outlets covered.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-D
Description: Based on review and observation, the facility did not ensure that program leaders are not supervising more than 2 aides.
Evidence: Observed that the program leader from the Galaxy Room was supervised 3 aides.

Plan of Correction: Will obtain documentation of program leader qualifications for one of the teachers.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that the diapering surface provided was nonabsorbent.
Evidence: Observed in The Pond room, that the diapering surface had several rips, causing it to expose the absorbent material underneath.

Plan of Correction: Corrected at the time of the visit.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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