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Falls Church Merrifield Preschool
8111 Gatehouse Road, Suite 120
Falls church, VA 22042
(571) 405-6267

Current Inspector: Sharlene Sawyer (571) 835-5505

Inspection Date: Feb. 19, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today at approximately 11:20. There were 91 children (infants-5yrs.) directly supervised by 14 staff. The physical plant, 5 staff records,6 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, reading books, eating lunch and preparing for nap. Hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was a supply of materials for the children. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Sharlene Sawyer at sharlene.sawyer@dss.virginia.gov or (703) 835.5505 .

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review of child records it was determined that all required information was not maintained.

Evidence: During inspection Child A did not have any actions to be taken indicated for a listed ailment.
Child B did not have the phone number for 1 parents' workplace available

Plan of Correction: I will talk to parents to get the information needed.

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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