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Bright Horizons at Commerce Metro Center
11400 Commerce Park Drive
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 774-3211

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: Aug. 15, 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)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 8/15/2022 from 11:08am to 1:18pm. At the time of entrance, 42 children were in care with 11 staff members present. Children were observed doing the following: singing a song with the teachers, playing in centers and at the playing with table toys such as puzzles and making hats during art time. The infants were observed doing the following: being held and playing. Interactions between the children and staff were positive. A selection of staff and children records, the physical space, medications, allergy action plans, evacuation drills and attendance records were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at or 571-835-0386.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-130-E
Description: Based on review of three children's records, the center did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years.
1. Child #2 (start 7/06/2021) who is under the age of two years old had an immunization record dated 5/25/2021 and did not have an updated immunization record.

Plan of Correction: Childs records were obtained. Monitor files.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on review of three staff records, the center did not have documentation of a tuberculosis test or screening had been completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment.
1. Staff #1 (hire date 6/20/2022) had a tuberculosis screening or test dated 6/30/2022.

Plan of Correction: Be diligent on check dates on TB to ensure within the 30 day window.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-50-A
Description: Based on observation, staff and children's records were not treated confidentially.
1. The supplemental page from the 6/13/2022 inspection was posted on the parent bulletin board and is considered confidential.

Plan of Correction: Monitor what is posted.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-I
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center did not have documentation of orientation training that included all requirements.
1. Staff #1 (start date 6/20/2022) had documentation of orientation training on 6/29/2022, but did not include the training delivery method. It was also missing documentation of the date of training for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 30 days of the first date of employment. Staff A stated the CPR training was completed, but did not have documentation for the file.

Plan of Correction: Use VDOE orientation form.

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.
1. In the K-Prep classroom, a cleaning product was inside an unlocked cabinet above the sink the bathroom.

Plan of Correction: Safety check is done daily before children occupy rooms.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-520-C
Description: Based on observation, the center did not follow all requirements when diaper ointment or cream is used.
1. Five diaper ointments or creams were located in the Toddler bathroom children use and were accessible to children in a low shelf bin.

Plan of Correction: Diaper cream will be kept in a basket in upper cabinet in bathroom.


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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