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

Winwood Children's Center- 856
18792 Upper Meadow Drive
Lansdowne, VA 20176
(571) 333-5444

Current Inspector: Nancy Radcliffe (703) 268-3728

Inspection Date: Oct. 4, 2021

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Comments:
A monitoring inspection was on conducted onsite on October 4, 2021 regarding a self reported child supervision incident. Staff interviews were conducted along with inspection of the physical plant.
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.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E
Description: Based on a review of the center's policies and procedures and staff interviews, it was determined that the licensee did not ensure that the center's own policies and procedures required by the standards, and the terms of the current license issued by the department were not followed.
Evidence:
1. The center's policies and procedures regarding supervision of children states that, "staff must know where each child is located and be aware of children?s activities at all times?.
2. On September 30, 2021 at approximately 3:27pm to 3:30pm, Child #1, age 1 years old, was found unattended on the playground.
3. Child #1 was located by staff #4, approximately 20-24 feet from the closed classroom door they came out of.
4. Staff #2 and #3 confirmed Child #1 was last observed in the classroom at approximately 3:25pm to 3:28pm.
5. It was determined Child #1 pushed open the classroom door to the playground and proceeded to walk down the sidewalk in the enclosed playground area.

Plan of Correction: The exit door in the classroom room wasn't closing properly which permitted the
child to open the door without assistance.
This has already been repaired as facilities repairs were contacted the same day of incident and door was repaired the next business day. All staff are trained in Name to Face Procedures and all steps were taken to ensure that all were following proper procedures.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based on a review of the center's policies and procedures and staff interviews, it was determined that when staff were supervising children, they did not always ensure their care, protection and guidance.
Evidence:
1. On September 30, 2021 at approximately 3:27pm to 3:30pm, Child #1, age 1 years old, was found unattended on the playground.
2. Child #1 was located by staff #4, approximately 20-24 feet from the closed classroom door they came out of.
3. Staff #1 was changing a diaper, staff #2 and #3 were cleaning up after snack. Staff #1, #2 and #3 in classroom were not aware child #1 was not in the class.
4. Staff #2 and #3 confirmed Child was last observed in the classroom at approximately 3:25pm to 3:28pm.
5. It was determined Child #1 pushed open the classroom door to the playground and proceeded to walk down the sidewalk in the enclosed playground area.

Plan of Correction: The exit door in the classroom room wasn't closing properly which permitted the child to open the door without assistance. This has already been repaired as facilities repairs were contacted the

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on staff interviews, it was determined that the staff did not ensure that children under the age of 10 years old shall be within actual sight and sound supervision of staff.
Evidence:
1. On September 30, 2021 at approximately 3:27pm to 3:30pm, Child #1, age 1 years old, was found unattended on the playground.
2. Child #1 was located by staff #4, approximately 20-24 feet from the closed classroom door they came out of.
3. Staff #1 was changing a diaper, staff #2 and #3 were cleaning up after snack. Staff #1, #2 and #3 were not aware Child #1 was not in the classroom they were supervising.
4. Staff #2 and #3 confirmed Child #1 was last observed in the classroom at approximately 3:25pm to 3:28pm.
5. It was determined Child #1 pushed open the classroom door to the playground and proceeded to walk down the sidewalk in the enclosed playground area

Plan of Correction: The exit door in the classroom room wasn't closing properly which permitted the child to open the door without assistance. This has already been repaired as facilities repairs were contacted the same day of incident and door was repaired the next business day. All staff are trained in Name to Face Procedures and all steps were taken to ensure that all were following proper procedures.

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