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American Day School #3
1108 Oronoco Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 837-0099

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sawyer (571) 835-0599

Inspection Date: June 6, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the requirement of staff trained in CPR/First Aid within the first 30 days of hire. As discussed, a CPR/First Aid curriculum will be forwarded as a resource.

Comments:
An unannounced Monitoring Inspection was conducted today. A total of 44 children with 9 staff were onsite during the inspection. A walk thru of all classrooms was made along with the playground area. The children were observed transitioning from lunch to nap time in the Toddler 1 and 2 classrooms. Hand washing and diapering procedures were observed. The PreK class was outside on the playground and the Preschool classes were inside their classrooms participating in scheduled centers and engaging with staff. Staff were observed assisting children with washing hands, reading a book in small groups and preparing for nap time, The rooms and hallways were decorated with artwork completed by the children which coincided with the lesson plan for the week. A total of 3 children's records, medication authorizations/topical ointment authorizations and 4 staff records were reviewed. New Director of record's qualifications were reviewed and verified. This inspection occurred approximately between 11am and 1:30pm. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email me at:: lisa.hudson@doe.virginia.gov with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-245-J-3
Description: Based on review of medication, children with emergency medication was not always in the care of a staff member with current medication administration training.
Evidence:
Two Auvi-Q injectors were onsite. No staff were present with current Auvi-Q training.

Plan of Correction: Staff will complete the renewal for the Auvi-Q training this afternoon. Going forward, any medication training that is due to expire will be completed prior to the expiration date.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-E
Description: Based on review of medication onsite, the center failed to follow their own procedures on medication administration.
Evidence:
A parent medication authorization for Child #1was not renewed after 10 working days.

Plan of Correction: This medication is no longer needed. The medication will be returned to the parent today.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-G
Description: Based on review of medication onsite, one medication was not properly labeled.
Evidence:
A bottle of ibuprofen located in the Toddler 1 Classroom was not labeled with the child's name.

Plan of Correction: This medication is no longer needed and will be returned to the parent today.

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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