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KinderCare Learning Centers #1542
1802 Old Reston Avenue
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 709-8416

Current Inspector: Leslie Perez (703) 537-6013

Inspection Date: June 9, 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)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 10:20am-12:30pm. There were 109 children (infants-5yrs.) directly supervised by 21 staff. The physical plant, 5 staff records, 4 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, playing outside, and eating lunch. There was an abundant supply of materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Maria Soto at or (571) 835-5058.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-130-E
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years.

Child #2's record contains an immunization record that was last updated on 8/23/2023.

Plan of Correction: Child #2's parents will bring in updated immunizations. ADs will ensure that all immunizations are current.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on record review, each staff member did not submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children.

Staff #5's (DOH: 4/3/2023) record did not include documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening.

Plan of Correction: Staff #5's TB screening is in the file. New employees will provide TB screening documentation on the 1st. day.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review, required records were not kept for each staff person.

the records for Staff #4 (DOH:4/3/2023) and Staff #5 (DOH:4/3/2023) were missing an emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: Staff #4 completed the emergency contact form. New hires will complete emergency contacts on first day.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-B
Description: Based on record review, the center did not have documentation to verify that orientation training was completed for each staff member prior to working alone with children and no later than seven days of the date of assuming job responsibilities.

The records for Staff #4 (DOH: 4/3/2023) and Staff #5 (DOH:4/3/2023) did not include documentation of orientation.

Plan of Correction: Staff #4's orientation has been completed.
New hires will receive orientation training on day 1.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas of the center were not maintained in a safe and operable condition.

In the Infant A classroom, an area of approximately 3 feet of peeling paint was observed along the back wall, behind 2 cribs.

Plan of Correction: An urgent workorder was placed for painting of the Infant A classroom. During the weekly center safety check, any chipping paint will be noted and w/o created.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-290-A-3
Description: Based on observation, electrical outlets did not have protective covers.

In the PreK classroom, two electrical outlets were observed without protective covers.

Plan of Correction: The electrical outlets have been covered. Staff will ensure outlets are covered.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-F
Description: Based on a review of medications, not all medication authorization forms were available to staff.

1.Child #2 has a nonprescription allergy medication on site. There was no medication authorization from the parent or physician to administer the medication in an emergency.
2.Child #4 has a prescription allergy medication on site. There was no medication authorization from the parent or physician to administer the medication in an emergency.

Plan of Correction: Child #2 and #4's allergy medications were sent home.
Managers will not accept medications without authorizations.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-P
Description: Based on review of medication, medication with an expired authorization form was not returned to the parent within 14 days of expiration.

The medication authorization form for a prescription allergy medication for Child #1 expired on 5/6/2023. The medication was observed on-site during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Child #1 - medication was sent home.
Medications and authorizations will be reviewed regularly to ensure that they are not expired.


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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