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Proverbs Place Child Care & Learning Center
16622 Dumfries Road
Dumfries, VA 22025
(703) 565-5062

Current Inspector: Angela Dudek (804) 629-8167

Inspection Date: May 3, 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
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
8VAC20-780-560 All food from home including water bottles if filled at home will need to be labeled with name and date.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 5/3/23 with the director from 9:50 a.m. ? 12:15 p.m. Thirty-five children were present with six staff providing supervision. The ages of the children ranged from 18 months to 5 years. Children were observed singing, dancing, reading, coloring and engaging in circle time activities. Handwashing was also observed. There was an adequate number of staff present with current certification in Medication Administration Training (MAT), CPR and First Aid, and Daily Health Observation (DHO) training. Two medications, allergy care plans and medication documentation were reviewed. Three staff files and three children?s files were reviewed. 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 May15, 2023. Please email me at with any questions.

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

Evidence: In the Preschool classroom there were eleven children present and the written record reflected there were ten children present.

Plan of Correction: The teacher assistant was shown the correct procedures. Also it was discussed with the entire team.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence: 1.The bathroom in the infant and toddler classroom was unlocked and the sanitizing spray was on the changing table accessible to children.
2. In the staff lounge there is no door and there were disinfectant wipes on the table accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: 1. The proper procedure was reviewed with teacher and follow up.
2. Staff lounge door was secured with a safety.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-430-C
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure that play equipment that met the requirement that openings above the ground which allow a 3.5 inch by 6.25 inch rectangle to fit through should also allow a 9 inch circle to fit through.

Evidence: On the play structure, under a platform above the ground there is a rectangular gap in the equipment that measures 5.5 inches by 32 inches. A 9-inch circle cannot fit through the opening which could lead to an entrapment of a body part or risk of strangulation.

Plan of Correction: Will order new part for play equipment. Equipment will not be used until it is repaired.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-E
Description: Based on review of two medications and interview with staff the center did not ensure that they followed the policy for administration of medication.

Evidence: The medication for Child #1 did not contain an authorization from a physician or parent as required

Plan of Correction: Immediately gave the proper paperwork to parent to get signature from medical official.


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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