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KinderCare Learning Center #000540
8604 Pohick Road
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 455-7322

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: March 6, 2020

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.

Comments:
An unannounced inspection was conducted on 3/6/20 in response to a complaint received on 3/5/20. The complaint was related to the center not maintaining the appropriate children to staff ratio in the infant classroom on 3/4/20. 2 staff were interviewed and Child Supervision Records for 3/4/20 were reviewed. Based on the preponderance of evidence, the complaint is deemed valid. For any questions related to this inspection, please contact me at 571-835-4718 or mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-1
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on record reviews and staff interview, the center did not maintain the ratio of 1 staff member for every 4 children from birth to the age of 16 months.
Evidence:
1. Documentation on the Child Supervision Records (CSRs) for the infant room dated 3/4/20 shows that Staff # 1 was alone in the infant room with five children (5 infants) from 7:20 am to 7:30 am.
2. Staff # 1 stated that on 3/4/20, she had 5 infants by herself from 7:20 am to 7:30 am.

Plan of Correction: Additional coaching on problem solving was conducted on the date of the inspection. Management team will conduct 15 minute CSR verifications.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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