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Little Beginnings Child Development Center
606 N. Irving Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 527-9270

Current Inspector: Mark Davis (804) 629-7103

Inspection Date: Jan. 26, 2022

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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education

Technical Assistance:
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) assumed oversight of child care licensing and monitoring on July 1, 2021. All associated regulations and codes have transferred over from the Virginia Department of Social Services.

Guidance, resources and training links can be found on the website childcareva.com.

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 monitoring inspection was conducted on 1/26/2022. . The director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were 51children present, ranging in ages from infant to pre-kindergarten with 14 direct care staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. Lunch served today was dirty rice, salad, bananas and bread. Infant bottles were properly labeled with the date and child's name. The outside playground was not observed today. A sample of child records and 2 newly hired staff records were reviewed. Emergency preparation was reviewed in areas of drills, emergency supplies, staff trainings and preparation. 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.

Ann Dramstad, Children?s Inspector
Office of Child Care Health and Safety
Division of School Readiness
703-314-0860
ann.dramstad@doe.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Based on staff records and statements, 2 newly hired staff did not have the out of state sex offender documentation prior to the first day of employment.
Evidence:
Staff #1 was hired 10/11/2021 and the sex offender check was not documented until 10/12/2021.
Staff #2 was hired 11/29/2021 and the sex offended was not documented until 12/3/2021.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances were not kept in a locked place.
Evidence:
The tall cabinet in the 3's classroom was unlocked and contained cleaners when the Director did a walk through with the Licensing Inspector.

Plan of Correction: The lock was put on the cabinet during the 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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