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KinderCare Learning Center - Parham
2240 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228
(804) 264-8729

Current Inspector: Lynn Powers (804) 662-9790

Inspection Date: Dec. 19, 2019 , Jan. 21, 2020 and Feb. 10, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
On December 4, 2019, the Department received a complaint regarding care and protection, supervision, ratios and children?s injuries. The licensing inspector was on site conducting an unannounced subsidy complaint inspection on December 19, 2019 from approximately 3:00 PM until 4:10 PM and on January 21, 2020 from approximately 12:30 PM until 3:00 PM. While on site, interviews with staff were conducted, observations were made and documentation was reviewed. Additional documentation was reviewed on February 10, 2020 off site. Based on the information gathered during the investigation, the preponderance of evidence supports portions of the allegation, therefore the complaint is valid.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and returned it to me within five business days from today. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s).


If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9790.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-790-F
Description: Based on interviews and review of documentation, the vendor did not ensure A child with a diagnosed food allergy shall not be served any food identified in the written care plan.
Evidence:
1. An Allergy & Dietary Preference form was completed for [Child #1] stating the child has an allergy to milk and dairy foods.
2. During the December 19, 2019 and January 21, 2020 interviews, six staff members were interviewed and the following was determined to have occurred: A staff member stated ?I knew [Child #1] could not eat dairy, no cheese anything with dairy products. I didn?t think about Cheetos having dairy. [Child #1] had one very small bite before we realized it. Another staff stated ?At the Halloween party we had Cheetos and cookies. [Child #1] ate a tiny piece of the end of the cheese puff before we realized it had dairy in it. We took the cheese puff from [Child #1] before he could eat anymore.
3. Six staff members stated they were aware Child #1 had a documented dairy allergy.
4. The ingredients list on the Cheetos Puffs? bag states ?contains milk ingredients?.

Plan of Correction: Staff and Management have reviewed the written allergy plan together. Coaching around safety of children, understanding allergy plans, and implementation has occurred. All medical health care plans have been reviewed to ensure that all employees have an understanding of care for the children in the center.

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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