An Agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Click Here for Additional Resources
Search for Child Day Care
|Return to Search Results | New Search |

Building Blocks II Day School
3022 Woodlawn Ave
Falls church, VA 22042
(703) 237-0312

Current Inspector: Kristy Atanackovic (804) 629-5032

Inspection Date: May 3, 2021

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Discussion of an alleged incident that may have occurred on 04/22/2021. While based on all available facts the allegation of abuse was determined to be Not-Valid; failure to report was determined to be Valid.

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 complaint inspection was initiated and concluded on 05/03/2021. This complaint was received by the department regarding allegations in the areas of a forbidden action and failure to report. The Licensing Inspector contacted the director by telephone to conduct the investigation and to interview all applicable staff.

The evidence gathered during the investigation supported (1) of the allegations of non-compliance with the Code of Virginia. A Violation Notice was issued for the Child Day Center (CDC).

If you should have any questions, please call or send an email to charles.perkins@dss.virginia.gov. Thank you.

Charlie Perkins,
Licensing Inspector
(703) 309-3963

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2-1509-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on interview, a person employed by the center, in their professional capacity as a mandated reporter, who had reason to suspect that a child may have been abused while on site, did not report the matter immediately to the local department of child protective services.

Evidence -
1. On the date of inspection (05/03/2021), Staff #1 stated that an allegation of possible abuse was made aware to the center on 04/26/2021. She investigated the matter and after the investigation ended, Staff #1 concluded that what was reported did not occur.
2. Staff #1 confirmed that this allegation was not immediately reported to Child Protective Services (CPS). In fact, no report was ever filed with CPS by the Child Day Center with regards to this matter.

Plan of Correction: A meeting with parents and staff with regards to this incident has been scheduled. All staff will be reminded of their role as a mandated reporter and that any suspicion of abuse or neglect must be reported immediately to CPS.

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.

Google Translate Logo
Top