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KinderCare Learning Center #000540
8604 Pohick Road
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 455-7322

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sawyer (571) 835-0599

Inspection Date: Aug. 30, 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
8VAC20-820 The License
8VAC20-820 The License Process
8VAC20-820 Sanctions
8VAC20-820 Hearings and Procedures
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Early Childhood care and Education
32.1 Report by Person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Licensing inspector discussed the fire permit, and new regulations with the director.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from approximately 10:00am-11:35am. There were 70 children in the direct care and supervision of 16 staff. A sample of 5 children?s records, and 5 staff records were reviewed. The children were observed during restroom procedures, engaged in an art project and playing on the playground. Four new staff have been hired since the last inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the director. If you have any questions, contact Kimberly.Sawyer@doe.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have central registry finding's within 30 days of employment.

Evidence:
Staff B and C did not have central registry findings on file.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-C
Description: Based on record review, staff did not have a current tuberculosis screening.

Evidence:
Staff A and Staff D did not have a current tuberculosis screening on file.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not maintain a complete record for each child.

Evidence:
1) Children A, B, and C were missing the father's place of employment and employer phone number.
2) Child D was missing the mother's place of employment and the employer phone number.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review, the center did not keep a complete record for each staff person.

Evidence:
The record of Staff D was missing verification of age.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, cleaning materials were not kept in a locked place.

Evidence:
1) Cleaning supplies located in the Pre-K room were kept in an unlocked cabinet.
2) Cleaning supplies located in the bathroom were kept near the entrance on the stall wall.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-D
Description: Based on observation, cleaning supplies were located above food utensils.

Evidence:
1) In the Pre-K room, cleaning supplies were located in an unlocked cabinet above styrofoam plates, and bowls as well as plastic eating utensils.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-290-A-3
Description: Based on observation, unused electrical outlets were not covered with protective covers.

Evidence:
1) There was an unused outlet without a cover located in the 3's room.
2) There were 2 unused outlets without covers located in the 2's room.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Description: Based on observation, Children under 10 years of age were not always in actual sight and sound supervision of staff.

Evidence:
While on the playground, two staff were located near the entrance of the classroom with their back turned to approximately 12 toddlers; leaving the children out of actual sight.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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