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Arlington P&R-Gunston Creative Preschool
2700 S. Lang Street
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-6981

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: Jan. 21, 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.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.

Technical Assistance:
Attendance should be updated by staff for any child not signed in by 10:00 to ensure an accurate count is documented in case of an emergency.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted today from 11:20-12:30. Twelve children were present with two staff which is within ratios for supervision. Observed children having snack and celebrating a birthday, transition to hand washing, using the potty, circle time and reading a book prior to dismissal. Reviewed two records, trainings for staff, emergency preparation and physical space. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me.
Thank you
Ann Dramstad
Licensing Inspector
703-314-0860
ann.dramstad@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 2 children's records did not contain all information.
Evidence:
Child #1's record was missing proof of identity within 7 days of enrollment. (9/9/2019)

Plan of Correction: Center management will reach out to the county registration office to determine if the identity had been verified.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on center management statement and observation, two drills were not documented.
Evidence:
Drills for the months of November and December 2019 were not recorded on the center emergency log.

Plan of Correction: Drills will be recorded on the log.

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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