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Greater Mt Vernon Com Head Start - Gum Springs Children's Center
8100 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 799-5760

Current Inspector: Kelly Patterson-Savittiere (703) 479-4746

Inspection Date: April 19, 2021

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
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

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 completed on 4/19/2021. The director was contacted by video conferencing application to initiate the inspection. Staff to child ratios were found to be in compliance. A virtual tour was conducted of the program and classrooms were observed to determine compliance. A sample of staff and children's records were reviewed as well as emergency preparedness plans, supplies and drills.

The information gathered during the inspection determined a violation with applicable standards or law. Violations issued on attached Violation Notice.

The licensing inspector has reviewed with the program COVID-19 Essential Guidance for Child Care Programs.

If there are any questions reagrding this inspection please contact kelly.savittiere@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1722-B
Description: Based upon record review, the program did not complete Out of State background searches for staff as required.
Evidence:

Staff A whose start date was 11/23/2020 did not have an Out of State Child Abuse and Neglect Search Requested by the end of the 30th day of employment on record at the time of the inspection ( 4/19/2021) :

Plan of Correction: Request was made by Human Services during the inspection. Email confirmation of request was sent to inspector.

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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