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

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sawyer (571) 835-0599

Inspection Date: Dec. 29, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

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 and concluded on 12/29/20. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 43 children present and 10 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 children?s records and 2 staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete. Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance(s) 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. For any questions related to this inspection, please contact me at 571-835-4718 or mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review of Board Officers records, the applicant did not authorize the center to obtain the child abuse and neglect registry search from any state in which the agent has resided in the preceding five years.
Evidence:
1. Agent #1 moved to Washington (approximate date 9/2018) and the results of the child abuse and neglect registry search from that State were not requested.

Plan of Correction: We will continue to work with our corporate national support center to obtain the proper paperwork for board officers prior to expiration. We will put a system in place to yearly audit to ensure all paperwork is still valid.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-A
Description: Based on review of Board Officers records, the applicant did not have a central registry check or sworn disclosure statement updated every 5 years.
Evidence:
1. Agent #1 had a search of the central registry dated 10/05/2015, and a sworn disclosure statement dated 10/01/2015. Both documents were completed more than 5 years ago.

Plan of Correction: We will continue to work with our corporate national support center to obtain the proper paperwork for board officers prior to expiration. We will put a system in place to yearly audit to ensure all paperwork is still valid.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-4
Description: Based on review of Board Officers records, the applicant did not authorize the center to obtain a copy of the results of a criminal history record check and sex offender registry check from any state in which the agent has resided in the preceding five years by the deadline of December 31, 2020.
Evidence:
1. Agent #1 lived in Oregon (OR) and Washington (WA) within the last 5 years. The results of a sex offender registry check were not obtained from OR until January 8, 2021. The results of a criminal history record check and sex offender registry check were not obtained from WA.
2. Agent #2 lived in Maryland (MD) within the last 5 years. The results of a sex offender registry check from MD for Agent #2 were not obtained until until January 11, 2021.

Plan of Correction: We will continue to work with our corporate national support center to obtain the proper paperwork for board officers prior to expiration. We will put a system in place to yearly audit to ensure all paperwork is still valid.

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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