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Dawning Point Learning Center
805 Lyons Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
(540) 371-6510

Current Inspector: Morgan Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: Feb. 13, 2023

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
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted 2/13/2023 from 9:15am through 11:50am. There were 35 children directly supervised by 11 staff and all classrooms were in ratio. The physical plant, outdoor playground area, programming, menu, 5 staff records, 5 children?s records, 4 medications, emergency drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed coloring the letter "B", painting heart hands, practicing colors by using colored bean bags and corresponding colored buckets, engaging in center play, and eating snack. Positive interactions between children and staff were observed during this inspection. There was an adequate supply of age appropriate materials for the children. 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 3/28/2023. Please email me at with any questions.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not maintain a written record of daily attendance for each group of children that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs.

1. In the Fours room, there were 6 children present and 7 children were signed in on the attendance sheet.
2. In the Toddler room, there were 4 children present and 3 children were signed in on the attendance sheet.

Plan of Correction: Retrain on attendance tracking.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that children's hands were washed with soap and running water or disposable wipes before eating snacks.

Evidence: In the Threes room, the children were observed playing in centers and then cleaning up from centers when morning snack arrived to the classroom. The children were then seated at the tables and began eating morning snack which consisted of oranges and pretzels and did not wash their hands before beginning to eat.

Plan of Correction: Review proper hand washing procedure/time with staff.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that a nonabsorbent surface for diapering was used.

Evidence: The changing pad in the Twos room had approximately a 1" tear in the material exposing the foam filling making the changing pad absorbent.

Plan of Correction: New changing pad ordered and replaced.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-570-E
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that prepared infant formula was dated and labeled with the child's name.

Evidence: In the Infant room, there was one bottle of prepared infant formula in the refrigerator that was not dated or labeled with the child's name.

Plan of Correction: Remind staff bottles need to be labeled when received.


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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