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Creative World Learning Center - Landmark
241 South Reynolds Street
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 212-2024

Current Inspector: Cynthia Ford (703) 479-4679

Inspection Date: Jan. 31, 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 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed record keeping and required trainings.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted between the hours of 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. At the time of entrance, 47 children were in care with 10 staff members present. Children were observed during snack time, handwashing, story time with letter recognition, and playing with toys. A selection of staff and children records, the physical space, evacuation drills, attendance records, injury reports, medications and the Emergency Preparedness Plan were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. A Subsidy Health and Safety Inspection (SHSI) was also completed on this date. Please contact me if you have any questions at jessica.willis@dss.virginia.gov or 571-352-1453.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-B
Description: Based on record review, one child's physical exam was not within the required time frame.

Evidence:
1. Child #4 began care on 7/1/19. The physical exam maintained was dated 1/9/18. The physical examination for this child was not obtained within 12 months of attendance.

Plan of Correction: I will request a new physical from the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, 5 of 5 children's records did not contain all required information.

Evidence:
1. The record for Child #4 did not contain the work phone number for the father's place of employment and documentation of viewing proof of the child's identity and age.
2. The records for Child #1, 2, 3, and 5 did not contain documentation of the date the child's proof of identity and age was viewed.

Plan of Correction: I will ensure to have every portion of child's file filled out correctly. The parent was contacted during inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on record review, 2 of 4 staff did not receive all required training by the end of their first day.

Evidence:
There is no documentation of training on recognizing child abuse and neglect and the legal requirements for reporting suspected child abuse in the record for Staff #1 (start date 9/17/18) and Staff #2 (start date 7/10/17).

Plan of Correction: I have emailed them the link to complete the training and will ensure all future employees complete the training before their start date.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review, the center did not practice a minimum of two shelter-in-place practice drills per year.

Evidence:
1. A shelter in place drill was documented on 6/22/19. There was not documentation of a second shelter in place drill for 2019.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure to document drills when they happen.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 3 injury reports did not contain all required information.

Evidence:
1. An injury report completed for Child #6 did not contain documentation of the time parents were notified.

Plan of Correction: I will follow up with staff members to make sure all parts of the form are complete.

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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