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Everbrook Academy
2510 Caton Hill Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 490-8551

Current Inspector: Sharon Allen (540) 272-2941

Inspection Date: Aug. 25, 2022

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780-340
8VAC20-780-330

Comments:
An investigation was initiated from 11:15 am - 12:00 pm to investigate a complaint regarding supervision and playground areas. Interviews were conducted and documentation was reviewed. The complaint regarding supervision and playground areas is determined to be valid.

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. If you have a question regarding this inspection you may contact Sharon Allen at 540-272-2941 or sharon.allen@doe.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on observation and interviews it was determined that the toddler playground was not designed to protect children from hazards. Evidence: The gate on the toddler playground adjacent to the parking lot has a button mechanism accessible to children that allows access to the center parking lot. On 08/23/2022 at 4:45 pm child A (Age 2) was able to exit the toddler playground by simply pushing a button that allowed the child to open the gate and enter the parking lot.

Plan of Correction: Placed a gate latch that is accessible to teachers and is not as accessible to the children.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on interviews it was determined that staff did not always ensure the care, protection, and guidance of children in care. Evidence: On 08/23/2022 at 4:45 pm there were 10 children in the two year old room being supervised by two staff on the outdoor toddler playground. Staff A was sitting on the climber stairs and Staff B was standing on the sidewalk adjacent to the building. Child B (Age 2) walked passed staff A and staff B towards the gate unseen by staff and was able to exit the playground. The child was later found on the parking lot sidewalk of the facility by a parent. Staff were not aware that child A was not in their care until the child was brought back to them by the center director.

Plan of Correction: Retrain all staff on playground safety and supervision rules.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on interviews it was determined that children did not always remain in sight and sound supervision of staff. Evidence: On 08/23/2022 at 4:45 pm a parent in the parking lot of the facility observed child A (Age 2) walking alone on the sidewalk area in the parking lot. The Parent retrieved the child and brought them into the facility to the center director.

Plan of Correction: Review supervision and gate safety.

Disclaimer:

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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