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Kaye Kare Child Care Center
384 North Washington Street
Falls church, VA 22046
(703) 237-9454

Current Inspector: Maria Soto (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: May 16, 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:
Discussed with center director new CDC standards.
Medication policies.
Ratios and supervision.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:15am-12:00pm. There were 89 children (2-5yrs.) directly supervised by 14 staff. The physical plant, 3 staff records, 3 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, reading books and playing outside. There was an adequate supply of materials for the children. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the Violation Notice.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Maria Soto at maria.soto@doe.virginia.gov or (571) 835-5058.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure areas and equipment of the center, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.

Evidence:
1. The boy's bathrooms had large areas of the stall walls covered with rust. The rust was rough to the touch and could cut children's clothing and/or skin.
2. A broken soap dispenser was observed in the boys? bathroom located on the lower level of the facility.
3. Three tiles were missing on the second floor hallway next to the water fountain.

Plan of Correction: Emailed church administration about citations. Waiting for approval from trustees to make repairs.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, cleaning materials were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence:
Four containers of disinfectant Clorox wipes were observed being stored on a shelf inside a closet in the Little Tykes classroom # 111. The door to the closet had a lock, but the closet door was not locked during the inspection.
In the Little Tykes classroom # L21, 4 containers of fluid absorbent were observed in an unlocked upper cabinet.

Plan of Correction: Locks provided for all classrooms. Will make sure closets/cabinets storing cleaning materials are locked.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation of the Preschool classroom, the center did not ensure that all children 10 years of age or younger are always within actual sight and sounds supervision.

Evidence:
1. At approximately 11:15am there were 13 children present in the Preschool classroom (room #204) with Staff #1 supervising.
2. A child needed to use the restroom, Staff #1 called out for one of the teachers in the classroom located next to them, but there was no answer.
3. Then Staff #1 stepped out of their classroom, walked over to the other classroom and asked one of the teachers to take the child to the restroom.
4. As a result, the children were out of sight and sound supervision for aproximately 10 seconds.

Plan of Correction: We have two floating staff. Will rearrange accordingly to maintain proper ratios.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure staff-to-children ratios were maintained whenever children are in care.

Evidence:
1. At approximately 11:00am, 2 out of 7 classrooms were out of the required ratios.
2. A ratio waiver request was granted on 12/3/2021 increasing the ratio in the Little Tykes classroom (2 years-old) from 1 staff to 8 children to 1 staff to 9 children and in the Preschool classrooms (4 years-old) from 1 staff to 10 children to 1 staff to 11 children.
3. On the day of the inspection the following ratios were observed:
A) 19 children (2 years-old) were observed in the Little Tykes classroom #111 with 2 staff.
B) 13 children (4 years-old) were observed in the Preschool classroom #204 with 1 staff.

Plan of Correction: We have two floating staff. Will rearrange accordingly to maintain proper ratios.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-3
Description: Based on review of medication records, the center did not obtain a current written allergy care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy.

EVIDENCE:
Child #1's did not include a current food allergy care action plan. The allergy care plan for Child #1 expired on 3/5/2022.

Plan of Correction: Emailed parents about forms. Parents will provide updated forms.

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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