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Bright Starts Daycare & Learning Center
7800 Garner Drive
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 479-7447

Current Inspector: Morgan Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: Sept. 6, 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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was provided on the following topics:
80-A: For each group of children, the center shall maintain a written record of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs.
140-A: Each child shall have a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician either before the child's attendance or within 30 days after the first day of attendance.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted 9/6/2022 from 8:55am through 10:50am. There were 49 children directly supervised by14 staff and all classrooms were in ratio. The physical plant, outdoor playground area, programming, menus, 5 staff records, 5 children?s records, 7 medications, emergency drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in circle time which included singing songs, dancing, and doing puzzles. Positive interactions between children and staff were observed during this inspection. There was an abundant supply of age appropriate materials for the children and the center was clean and organized. There was an adequate number of CPR/First Aid, Daily Health Observation, and MAT trained staff on site at the time of inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice.

Please complete the columns for "Plan of Correction" and "Date to be Corrected" for each violation cited on the Violation Notice, and then return a signed and dated copy to the licensing office by 5pm on 9/14/22. Please email me at morgan.bryson@doe.virginia.gov with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-M
Description: Based on observation and staff interview, the center did not maintain, in a way that is accessible to all staff who work with children, a current written list of all children's allergies, sensitivities, and dietary restrictions that is dated and kept in each room where children are present.

Evidence: The current written list of children's allergies, sensitivities, and dietary restrictions was not posted in any of the 5 open classrooms.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-P
Description: Based on review of medications, the center did not ensure that when an authorization for a medication expires that the parent is notified to pick up the medication within 14 days or that any medications not picked up within 14 days after medication authorization expiration are disposed of by the center.

Evidence: Child #6 had two emergency medications on site at the time of the inspection and both had authorizations that expired on 6/30/2022 and were not return to the parent or disposed of within 14 days.

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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