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Bright Horizons at Ballston
4001 Fairfax Drive, Suite 175
Arlington, VA 22203
(571) 397-3933

Current Inspector: Ariel Hayes (804) 629-7124

Inspection Date: June 2, 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)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Reviewed updated Child Day Center standard effective 10/13/2021, where to find DOE model forms ( as well as the renewal application and staff form. The renewal form can be emailed directly to the inspector as no fee is required at this time. Please submit the renewal form in the next 2 weeks.

An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted on-site. All rooms were in ratio with direct care staff. Observed children transitioning back into the building, infant care, feeding and diapering infants, preparation for lunch and reading. Lunch served today was pizza, salad and fruit. Reviewed a sample of staff records, medication authorizations and care plans, children records and physical space. Annual updates for injury plans and all permits are current. Staff have first aid and CPR certification, daily health observation and the administration team has MAT. Emergency medication is 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.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-130-E
Description: Based on observation and staff statement, a child under the age of two does not have an updated immunization record every 6 months.
Child #1 did not have an update since 7/2021.

Plan of Correction: The center administration contacted the parent to request an updated immunization record.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-570-E
Description: Based on observation, prepared bottles were not dated.
Two bottles in Infant I were missing dates.

Plan of Correction: A reminder will be sent to parents and staff will be retrained on checking the bottles are dated when they arrive at the center.


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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