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KinderCare Learning Center - Parham
2240 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228
(804) 264-8729

Current Inspector: Cindy Horne (804) 297-4469

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

The Licensing Inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on Wednesday June 8, 2022 from approximately 9:40 am to 12:30 pm. There were 57 children in attendance and a total of 10 staff present. 6 staff records and 6 children?s records were reviewed and found to be in compliance. All areas of the center including classrooms, hallways, kitchen, bathrooms, vehicles, and the playgrounds were observed and inspected. Infant bottles were labeled and dated correctly. The children and staff were engaged in a variety of activities while the licensing inspector was on the premises. Children were observed playing on the playgrounds, reading, singing songs, having their diapers changed, and engaging in sensory play. Lunch was being prepared and consisted of turkey and cheese sandwiches, carrots, applesauce, and milk. Emergency drills and inspections were in compliance. Health Inspection 11/12/2022; Fire Inspection 07/21/21; Fire Drills conducted monthly-most recent on 05/26/22; Shelter in Place Drill conducted twice-most recent 03/31/22; The first aid kit had all components. The license, current inspection, evacuation plan, and menu were posted, and emergency numbers were posted by each phone.

Violations were cited as a result of this inspection and are identified on the violation notice.

If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at (804) 588-2367.

Molly Muscat
Office of Child Care Health and Safety
Division of Early Childhood Care and Education
Phone# 804-588-2367

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition bending, or warping. Evidence: 1) Several broken buckets on playground with sharp edges. 2) Several bikes with missing pedals 3) The poured-in-place material on playground was cracked and open.

Plan of Correction: Will toss bikes and buckets, and will put in a ticket to fix playground poured-in-place surfacing.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: Classroom #6 and #4 both had closets that were unlocked and propped open which contained several cleaning agents labeled ?Keep out of reach of children? and ?Hazardous?

Plan of Correction: Retraining for locked cabinets.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-3
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure that staff to children ratios are followed whenever children are in care. Evidence: Classroom #2 was outside with two teachers and 14 children aged two years. Staff #3 took one child inside to the restroom leaving one teacher outside alone with 13 children. The ratio for this age group is 1:8. When interviewed, Staff #3 stated that she ?was not thinking when she did that.?

Plan of Correction: Retraining for outside.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that children and staff wash their hands at all required times. Evidence:1) A child received a diaper change and was allowed to immediately play with other children and toys without washing hands 2) Staff #3 was observed changing a diaper. Staff did not wash hands before or after changing the diaper.

Plan of Correction: Retraining for handwashing

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-G
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that medication shall be labeled with the child?s name, the name of the medication, the dosage amount, and the time or times to be given. Evidence: Child #6 with prescribed Auvi-Q medication had the Auvi-Q container that did not contain the original prescription label.

Plan of Correction: Will contact the parent to submit the prescription label or will send the medication home.


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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