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A Child's Place
3100 Prosperity Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 698-8050

Current Inspector: Lisa Hudson (571) 389-2459

Inspection Date: Dec. 13, 2021

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 ADMINISTRATION.
8VAC20-780 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 PROGRAMS.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the new standards effective in October 2021.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:00am-12:00pm. At the time of entrance, 72 children were in care with 18 staff members present. Infants were observed playing with toys on the floor with their caregivers, sitting in bouncy seats and sleeping. Children were observed playing with table toys, reading books, watching a puppet show, making a gingerbread house, painting and other art activities, singing songs in circle time, cutting paper with scissors and writing skill activities. The site was clean and organized. Interactions between the children and staff were positive. A selection of staff and children records, the physical space, emergency supplies, evacuation drills, attendance records, medications and the Emergency Preparedness Plan were reviewed.

Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at Stacy.Doyle@doe.virginia.gov or 571-835-0386.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on review, the center did not follow the most recent, age appropriate nutritional requirements of a recognized authority such as the Child and Adult Care Food Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).which requires two food components to be served for snack.
Evidence:
1. The center's menu listed gold fish and water on December 7th, mandarin oranges and water on December 16th and goldfish and water on December 20th.

Plan of Correction: The 3 days that did not include milk as second food component was change same day as inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the equipment of the center inside and outside were not maintained in a safe and operable condition.
Evidence:
1. In the Two Year old class, a home living sink had a missing part on the top right side of the sink which created a hole in the equipment.
2. The orange structure on the playground had a loose steering wheel.

Plan of Correction: The two pieces of equipment: 1. Work to be completed 12/15/2021. 2. Work to be completed 12/15/2021.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the diapering area did not meet all requirements.
Evidence:
1. In the Toddler classroom, the changing pad had a thin crack approximately 1 1/2 inches long on the side and another small crack on the corner of the pad.

Plan of Correction: Changing pad replaced during inspection.

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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