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Bright Horizons at Old Town Alexandria
411 John Carlyle Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 519-1840

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: May 13, 2021 and May 14, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

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 monitoring inspection was initiated on 5/13/2021 and concluded on 5/14/2021. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 71 children present and 18 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 4 children?s records and 4 staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review, the center did not implement monthly practice evacuation drills for each month.

Evidence:
1. A monthly evacuation drill was not documented for the month of December 2020.

Plan of Correction: I will schedule them and put them on a calendar to make sure they are completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on record review, 1 record of injury did not contain all required information.

Evidence:
1. An injury report dated 5/11/2021 did not contain documentation of any future action to prevent recurrence of the injury.

Plan of Correction: I will return the form to staff if it is not complete.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-4
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain a copy of the results of a sex offender registry check and a search of the child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry from any state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years.


Evidence:
1. Documentation in the record for Staff #1 (date of hire: 10/28/2019) indicated they have resided outside of the state of Virginia within the past 5 years.
2. The record for Staff #1 did not contain documentation of a sex offender registry search for the state of Maryland.
3. The record for Staff #1 did not contain documentation of the results of a search of the child abuse and neglect registry for the state of Maryland.

Plan of Correction: The center will provide documentation that the state of Maryland sex offender registry search and a child abuse and neglect registry for the state of Maryland for Staff #1 was requested within 10 business days.

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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