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The Nest Academy
2609 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 549-1549

Current Inspector: Maria Soto (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: Nov. 18, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

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Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, necessary due to a state of emergency health pandemic declared by the Governor of Virginia.
A renewal inspection was initiated on 11/18/2020 and concluded on 11/18/2020. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 39 children present and 8 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 children?s records and 3 staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliances with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.
The Licensing Inspector has reviewed with the provider COVID-19 Essential Guidance for Child Care programs.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Maria Soto at 571-835-5058 or maria.soto@dss.virginia.gov

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

Evidence:
Child#3's record did not contain the address for 1 of 2 required emergency contacts.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure we obtain the address of the child's emergency contact.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-A
Description: Based on staff record review, one staff member did not undergo a central registry background check every 5 years.

Evidence:
Staff#1's (DOH: 9/11/2015) record contains a Central Registry result that expired on 10/1/2020.

Plan of Correction: We will renew the CPS check for the staff member.

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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