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Forest KinderCare Learning Center
16780 Forest Road
Forest, VA 24551
(434) 455-0880

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Feb. 11, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

An unannounced non-mandated monitoring inspection was completed on 2/11/2020. There were 87 children in care with 19 staff. The inspector arrived at 7 A.M. and departed the program at 11:45 A.M. The inspector reviewed seven staff's and children's records. Ten medications were reviewed. Nine classrooms and the gym was observed in use.

Observed the children during: arrival into the program, circle time, hand washing and toileting procedures morning snack and gym time.

Discussion with director about licensing renewal process.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of seven children's records, the center failed to ensure that all physical examination were obtained with in the 30 days of enrollment.

1. Child # 2 started on 9/18/2019 and on the day of the inspection there was no documentation of the physical examination.

Plan of Correction: The assistant director stated that she sent the physical back with the parents to obtain a signature. The parents will be notified to return a signed copy as soon as possible.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all TB screening were completed within the first 21 days of hire.

1. Staff # 4 started on 9/19/2019 the TB screening was completed on 1/5/2020.

Plan of Correction: The assistant director will make sure that all TB screenings are within the required 21 days of enrollment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on review of medications, the center failed to ensure that medications were administered as required by the manufacturers recommendation.

1. Child # 2 was given infant Tylenol on 1/22/2020, 1/23/2020 and 1/29/2020. The manufacturers recommendation for dosage is to consult a physician for children under the age of two years. The children was 23 months old as the time when the medications was administered.

Plan of Correction: The assistant director will return the medication to the parent today. In the future all medication will be monitored for manufacturer recommendations.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on review of medications, the center failed to ensure that all medications was returned to the parent within the 14 days after the authorization was completed.

1. Child # 8 authorization form was completed on 1/22/2020 and was not returned to parent after the authorization to administer the medication had expired on 2/03/2020.

Plan of Correction: The medication will be sent home with the parent today. In the future all medication will be monitored.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-N
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that children were not walking around while drinking or eating.

1. Observed the two children in the gym area walking around while drinking from their sippy cups.

Plan of Correction: The director reminded the substitute teacher that children are to sit down while drinking and removed the cups.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-A
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that a returned finger print eligibility letter was received prior to starting.

1. Staff # 4 was hired on 9/19/2019 and the date on the finger print letter of eligibility letter was received on 1/3/2020.

Plan of Correction: In the future the administration will make sure that finger prints are returned prior to starting position and or paperwork.


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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