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Feya Preschool LLC
1611 S. Walter Reed Drive
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 271-1611

Current Inspector: Pernille Brandt (703) 203-8659

Inspection Date: May 4, 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
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Discussed room arrangement during lunch and rest that would keep the children from fighting.

Discussed cleaning schedule, maybe do that after the children fall asleep.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 5/4/23. The center had a total of 35 children present with 5 staff. The children were observed playing on the playgrounds outside at the beginning of the inspection. Observed the children getting ready for lunch, eating lunch, watching a show on the TV and nap time. The program has lots of material for the children to explore. Interaction between staff and children were observed. A violation notice was given to the center along with this summary. It is the responsibility of the licensee to ensure compliance with the standards for licensed child care. Please call me at 703-203-8659 or email me at, if you have any questions regarding this inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-E
Description: Based on observation the center failed to follow the terms of the current license.
Evidence: The center has a licensed that has a age range of 2 years 6 month to 10 years 11 months. During the inspection the center had 7 children present under 2.5 years and 2 of the children are 23 months.

Plan of Correction: We will contact zoning to get a CO that allows us to have more children that are under 2.5. We had an emergency today and I brought my 23 month old with me to cover for a staff member. I did not realize that the other child was not two yet. The mother told me she was 2.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on the review of the records for 4 children, the center failed to get some of the required information to make the children's record complete.
Evidence: 1 child, child 4, is missing the proof of ID.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parent for the information, we are still working on the file.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on the review of the staff records, one staff doe not have any records on site.
Evidence: The owner is covering for two staff absent today and her file is not at the center.

Plan of Correction: I thought I had a copy of my file here. I will make sure I make a copy and leave it at the center.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-90--A
Description: Based on the review of 4 children's record, one child is missing some of the information needed to make the records complete.
Evidence: One child, child 4, is missing the agreement for parents.

Plan of Correction: We will give the parents the information

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-180-A
Description: Based on the observation and interview with staff, one staff is unable to communicate with the licensing inspector.
Evidence: One staff, staff 1, was unable to communicate with the licensing inspector during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: She can understand and speak , she is just nervous. I will talk to her about it.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on the review of the physical plant, the center failed to keep cleaners locked.
Evidence: The center has cleaners stored in a pull out drawer under the sink. the drawer is not locked.

Plan of Correction: We have replaced the lock for that drawer many times and will store the cleaners some place else that we can lock.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Description: Based on the inspection and observations the center failed to have children in sight and sound supervision at some points during the inspection.
Evidence: During the beginning of the inspection the children were playing on the playground, some children were walking in to the room without any adults being in the room to supervise. During the time the children came back in from outside, one staff went in to the bathroom and stood by the sink observing the children washing hands. The second staff went past the partition ,to the other side of the room, to pick up lunch for the children. During that time 5 boys were seated at a table and 3 of the boys started pushing and hitting other children. None of the staff were nearby to provider behavior guidance. One of the children were telling other children they could not sit in chairs and pushing them off.

Plan of Correction: I will discuss the supervision issues with the staff and make sure that they know they need to stay outside the bathroom so they can observe the room at the same time.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-2
Description: Based on the observation during the inspection, the center failed to keep the ratios in the groupings.
Evidence: The center had two groups of children, 1st grouping had 15 children with two staff and one with 20 children with three staff. The grouping with 20 children has two children that are 23 months, the ratio for this group is 1:5.

Plan of Correction: It was a staffing emergency today, I thought bringing my child would just add points. I also thought the other child was 2 already.
We will make sure we stay in ratio.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-440-E
Description: Based on observation during the inspection, the center failed to keep 12 inches between cots occupied by the children.
Evidence: Cots are places with 4-6 inches between them.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure we spread out the cots to have 12 inches between them,

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-P
Description: Based on the review of medication, the center failed to return or dispose medication after the medication authorization expired.
Evidence; The center has a bottle of Benadryl that has a medication authorization that expired on January 2023.

Plan of Correction: We will return medication or get a new authorization.


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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