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Georgetown South Child Development Center
9444 Taney Road
Manassas, VA 20110-5933
(571) 748-2771

Current Inspector: Angela Dudek (804) 629-8167

Inspection Date: May 24, 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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
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

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 5/24/23 at 9:40am to 10:45am to investigate a self-reported incident regarding forbidden actions toward a child by a staff member. Interviews were conducted, the classroom was observed and documentation was reviewed. One violation was issued as a result of this inspection. An exit interview was conducted on 5/30/23. If you have further questions regarding this investigation, please contact Angela Dudek at angela.dudek@doe.virginia.gov.

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 6/1/23. Please email me at angela.dudek@doe.virginia.gov with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-410-1
Description: Based on staff interviews, the center did not ensure that the forbidden action of physical punishment of a child did not occur.

Evidence:
Upon interview with staff at the center, it was reported that Child #1 was expressing challenging behaviors including throwing themself on the floor in a tantrum, throwing items in the classroom and screaming loudly. Staff #1 became frustrated with the child and pinched them on their arm as a form of punishment.

Plan of Correction: Center Manager will provide and review the Agency's Policies and Procedures for Positive Behavior Guidance again with all staff. The Agency will also continue to provide ongoing training opportunities for staff on strategies and techniques on how to support children with challenging behaviors and self-regulations during indoor and outdoor experiences and activities.

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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