KinderCare Learning Center #1468
6301 Kingstowne Commons Drive
Alexandria, VA 22315
Current Inspector: Nancy Radcliffe (703) 268-3728
Inspection Date: July 11, 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:
A discussion was conducted with management regarding the child enrollment form. Both parents need to be listed on the enrollment form. The form the Center is using only lists information for one parent.
The second parents information must be included.
A monitoring inspection was conducted on July 11, 2022 There were 56 children present, with 10 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of five child records and six staff records were reviewed. The children were observed watching a live magic show, getting ready and eating lunch, preparing for nap time. 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. Contact Nancy.Radcliffe@doe.virginia.gov or call 703-268-3728 if you have any questions regarding this inspection.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M Description: Based on review of incident/injury reports, not all reports were not completed correctly.
Evidence: Not all incident/injury reports were completed with all required information. Some forms were missing required information, for example time and date parent was notified.
Plan of Correction: I am having a staff meeting on 7/13/22 and will retrain staff on completing an incident/injury report correctly.
Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2 Description: Based on review of 6 staff records, 2 did not contain Central Registry Results by the end of the 30th day of employment.
Staff #4 (DOH 1/3/22) and staff #5 (DOH 2/7/22) did not have documentation of Central Registry Results.
Plan of Correction: I sent one in and will send in the other within 10 days, when results are received I will send my inspector a copy of the results and place it in their record.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A Description: Based on review of 6 staff records, 2 did not have documentation of a tuberculosis screen before first day of employment. Plan of Correction: Staff will have their TB completed and results placed in their record. Going forward all staff will have their TB completed before their first day of employment.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70 Description: Based on review of 6 staff records, 4 records did not contain the required documents.
1. The record for staff #1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 did not contain documentation to demonstrate the individual possesses the education, certification and experience required for the job.
2. The record for staff 2,3, and #5 did not contain documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment.
3. The record for staff # 2, 3, and 4 did not contain documentation of name, address, verification of age requirement, job title and date of employment.
Plan of Correction: We will review all records and update all missing documentation. Going forward all records will be complete before staff?s first day of employment.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-A Description: Based on review of 6 staff records, 2 did not have documentation of completing the Virginia Department of Education ? sponsored orientation course within 90 calendar days of employment.
The record for staff # 2 (DOH 2/2/22) and staff # 4 (DOH 1/3/22) did not contain documentation of completing the required Department of Education training coarse.
Plan of Correction: We will make sure they complete the course and the completed certificate will be placed in their record.
All new staff will complete the course within 90 days of hire.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-B Description: Based on review of 6 staff records, 4 did not an orientation completed within 7 days of the date of assuming job responsibilities.
Staff #1 (DOH 6/13/22), staff #2 (DOH 2/2/22), staff #5 (2/7/22) and staff #6 (Date of transfer 6/22) did not receive an orientation of their current job responsibilities.
Plan of Correction: We will conduct an orientation with all staff that did not complete one when hired.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-260-B Description: Based on inspection and interview with management, an annual health inspection has not been conducted.
There isn?t a current health inspection posted. The date of last inspection expired 12/31/21
Plan of Correction: We paid the fee, I will follow up to see why they haven?t done an inspection yet. After the inspection I will post it.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-290-A-3 Description: Based on observation, not all electrical outlets have protective covers.
Outlets were not covered and accessible to children in the Pre K and Preschool classrooms.
Plan of Correction: Al outlets will be covered and staff will ensure they are covered every morning.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-370-1 Description: Based on observation a flexible daily schedule for infants was not available based on their individual needs.
In the Infant B room 8 infants ages 7-12 months were observed laying down in their cribs for a group nap time.
Plan of Correction: We will review the policy with all staff to make sure infants are allowed to sleep on their own schedule
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-440-B Description: Based on observation cribs and cots were not identified for use by a specific child.
Evidence: Based on observation,
1. A crib in the Infant-B classroom was not labeled with child?s name.
2. Cots in the Toddler classroom were not labeled for individual children.
Plan of Correction: We will label each cot and/or crib for individual use.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B Description: Based on observation, the diapering surface was not cleaned and sanitized after each use.
Evidence: Staff in the toddler classroom did not clean and sanitize the diaper area after changing a child according to licensing standards.
Plan of Correction: I am having a staff meeting on 7/13/22 and will retrain all staff on diapering procedures.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-520-C Description: Based on observation: topical ointments were not labeled with child?s name. Topical ointments were accessible to children.
Evidence: 1) Topical ointments/creams located in the Infant classroom were not labeled with the child's name.
2) Topical ointments/creams located in the Infant classroom were in an unlocked cabinet, making them accessible to children.
Plan of Correction: I am having a staff meeting 7/13/22 and will retrain staff on labeling all diaper creams. I will submit a work order to get the locked repaired.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-A Description: Based on review of emergency procedures, , the center did not have an emergency preparedness plan that addresses staff responsibility and facility readiness with respect to emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place.
Evidence: The Director confirmed there is no current Emergency Preparedness Plan.
Plan of Correction: I will develop an emergency plan for the center and update it annually.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-D Description: Based on review of emergency procedures, the center did not have documentation of monthly evacuation drills.
Evidence: Based on review of emergency evacuation drills, emergency drills were not documented for March, April, May and June 2022.
Plan of Correction: I will document emergency drills each month going forward.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-580-B Description: Based on inspection of vehicles used for child transportation, one vehicle did not meet the Department of Motor Vehicle safety standards.
Vehicle #1 has an expired state inspection sticker. Last inspection was conducted on 4/21.
Plan of Correction: I will contact our fleet department to get it inspected.
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