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Columbia Baptist Child Development Center
103 West Columbia Street
Falls church, VA 22046
(703) 534-5739

Current Inspector: Keesha Minor (571) 596-3660

Inspection Date: July 27, 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

A renewal inspection was conducted on 07/27/2022. There were a total of 159 children 35 staff present. Children were observed washing hands, eating lunch, playing on the playground, cleaning up, and playing with various toys. 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 12 child records and 7 staff records were reviewed. During the inspection the inspector also followed up on an injury report submitted on 07/12/2022. 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. Please contact me if you have any questions at or 804-629-7124.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based on staff record review, the sworn statement was not completed prior to the first day of employment.

Staff # 5 (date of hire 6/1/2022) did not have documentation of a sworn statement during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The completed sworn statement, which was misplaced, was subsequently found. We will improve our record handling practice.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on staff record review, employee?s did not have record of a Tuberculosis test or screening at the start of employment.

Staff # 5 (date of hire 6/1/2022) had a Tuberculosis test/screening dated 6/6/2022.

Plan of Correction: We will improve our pre-hiring communications to remind pending hires that a Tuberculosis test is required prior to employment. We will not commence employment until a Tuberculosis result has been received.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on staff record review, the following staff records were not kept for each staff member. Name, address, and telephone number of a person to be notified in an emergency which shall be kept at the center and documentation that two or more
references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment or volunteering.

Staff # 4 (date of hire 5/24/2022) did not have documentation of an emergency contact or documented references.
Staff # 5 (date of hire 6/1/2022) did not have documentation of an emergency contact or documented references.

Plan of Correction: Employment documents for Cap staff will require emergency contact information be provided. Camp staff reference checks will be documented and retained in the staff file.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

In classroom #161, wet mopping swifter wipes were unlocked under the child sized sink located next to the bathroom.

Plan of Correction: Teachers will be periodically reminded that all hazardous substances must be kept in a locked space using a locking method that prevents access by children. Periodic inspections of the rooms will occur by the administrative team to ensure compliance. Hazardous item has been removed from Location and a lock will be installed


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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