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Carousel Children's Academy
9151 Centreville Road
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 365-7622

Current Inspector: Laura Brindle (540) 905-2062

Inspection Date: Jan. 14, 2020

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed documentation of lead teacher qualifications and behavioral guidance

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted beginning at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m. with the center director. There were 34 children in care ranging in age from 2 months to 5 years old under the care and supervision of 7 staff. Infants were observed sleeping. Toddlers and preschoolers were observed during lunch and preparing for nap. Three, four and five year olds were observed during lunch. Lunch today was Spanish rice, peas, peaches and milk. The playground could not be inspected today due to rain.

14 staff records and 8 children's records were reviewed.

If you have questions regarding this inspection, contact Stephanie Reed at (540) 272-6558 or S.Reed@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-A
Description: Based on review of documentation, it was determined that the center did not provide parents of the children enrolled at the center required information before the first day of attending. Evidence: A change of ownership occurred and new license issued for the facility on 11/18/2019. Parents were emailed on 12/17/2019 regarding the change in ownership. Parents received handbooks and the final page was signed by parents and dated anywhere from 11/13/2019 through January 2020.

Plan of Correction: As of today, all parents have been provided the required information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that not all diapering areas had a leakproof covered receptacle for soiled linens. Evidence: In the Frogs classroom, an open basket with cutouts was being used for soiled linens.

Plan of Correction: Addressed during the inspection

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of staff records, it was determined that the center did not obtain central registry background check findings within 30 days of employment. Evidence: Staff #1, Staff #2, Staff #7, Staff #10, Staff #11, employment date 11/13/2019 did not have documentation of central registry background check in the record. Staff #3, employment date 11/13/2019, central registry check was dated 1/9/2020, Staff #4, Staff #8, Staff #9, Staff #12 and Staff #13, employment date 11/13/2019, central registry background check was dated 1/11/2020.

Plan of Correction: As of today, all background checks have been requested.

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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