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Discovery Time Learning Academy
420 Hume Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 930-9043

Current Inspector: Ariel Hayes (804) 629-7124

Inspection Date: Dec. 17, 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.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Recommended the use of door guards

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 8:50 am-11:30. There were a total of 70 children with 18 staff members present. Children were observed during breakfast time, diapering and hand washing, sensory painting, and out door play. A selection of staff and children records, medications and other documents were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at Margaret.allworth@dss.virginia.gov or 703-209-3521.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-A
Description: Based on observation, children are placed in a feeding table, the protective belt was not fastened securely.
Evidence: In the older infant classroom, eight children were observed sitting at a feeding table eating breakfast. The safety belts were not fastened.

Plan of Correction: Manager will immediately retrain staff. Manager will will make classroom observations to ensure that children are buckled into seats.

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.

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