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City of Fairfax Little School
3740 Blenheim Boulevard
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 591-3689

Current Inspector: Pernille Brandt (703) 203-8659

Inspection Date: April 15, 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 (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

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, model forms and training links can be found on the website

An in person monitoring visit was conducted. Eight children were present with three staff. Observed the end of sharing time, hand washing, lunch (from Home) as well as prep for an egg hunt. Room is well equipped and organized with supplies for preschool age children. All staff have current first aid and CPR training as well as Daily Health Observation and MAT training. 2 children have emergency medication on-site. 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. Feel free to contact me if you need any assistance.

Ann Dramstad, Children?s Inspector
Office of Child Care Health and Safety
Division of School Readiness

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-M
Description: Based on staff statement, a written list of allergies, sensitivities and food preferences is not maintained.
Staff administration stated that no list was kept with food allergies, sensitivities or preferences in the classroom.

Plan of Correction: Allergies are listed and posted for the teachers in the cabinet in the classroom.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A-8
Description: Based on staff statement, written allergy action plans for documented food allergies was not available.
Child #1's record did not include a written care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy, to include instructions from a physician regarding the food to which the child is allergic and the steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction

Plan of Correction: Ask parents to complete the written allergy action plan for each child within allergies in the next week.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-B
Description: Based on review of medication authorizations, the form are incomplete.
Medication authorization forms for 2 children did not include the parent signature.

Plan of Correction: Medication forms were signed by the parent.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-E
Description: Based on medication review, an outdated medication was on-site.
Medication for Child #1 expired 3/8/2022.

Plan of Correction: Parent was notified of expired medication and will bring in a new one.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-C
Description: Based on observation, emergency maps are not complete.
A second evacuation exit and the shelter-in place location are not designated on the classroom maps.

Plan of Correction: Emergency maps now have two exit options.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-E
Description: Based on staff statement and record review, 2 shelter-in place (SIP) drills were not conducted for 2021.
Only one drill was listed on the log and staff confirmed that a second SIP drill had not been practiced for 2021.

Plan of Correction: Complete two shelter in place frills in next two weeks.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-G
Description: Based on observation, the emergency evacuation log was not maintained with required information.
The evacuation drill for March 2022 (3/7/2022) was not documented on the log.

Plan of Correction: Document March on log and make sure all drills in months going forward are scheduled.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G
Description: Based on staff statement, food that is bought from home/lunchboxes are not labeled.
Lunchboxes did not have a label with the child's name and date.

Plan of Correction: Staff printed labels to place on lunches each day.


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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