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Saint Rita School
3801 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22305
(703) 548-1888

Current Inspector: Karen Dickens (571) 423-6978

Inspection Date: Oct. 8, 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 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and a virtual tour of the program.

A renewal inspection was initiated and concluded on October 8, 2021. The director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were 14 children present, ranging in ages from 5 years to 12 years, with two staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of three child records and four staff records were reviewed.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.

Thank you for your cooperation today. If there are any questions, please contact karen.dickens@doe.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, required records were not kept for each staff person.
Evidence:
1. Staff #3's record(Date of hire-08/23/2021) did not contain documentation of two reference checks before the first day of employment.

Plan of Correction: Copies of the two reference checks will be put into the record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-A
Description: Based on record review, a Sworn Statement was not completed prior to the first day of employment.
Evidence:
1. Agent #1's record did not contain documentation of a Sworn Statement prior to the first day of employment.

Plan of Correction: A Sworn Statement was completed by the agent during the time of inspection.

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 from any state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years.
Evidence:
1. Staff #4 (date of hire-08/23/2021) lived in the state of New York and Florida in the past five years. Staff #4's record did not contain documentation of a sex offender registry search for the states of New York and Florida.

Plan of Correction: A sex offender registry search will be conducted for the states of New York and Florida and placed in the record.

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.

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