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The Learning Experience
8120 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 257-7900

Current Inspector: Morgan Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: Dec. 11, 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.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
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

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted 12/11/2023 from 1:20pm through 3:50pm. There were 75 children directly supervised by 8 staff and all classrooms were in ratio. The physical plant, outdoor playground area, programming, menu, 4 staff records, 8 children?s records, 6 medications, emergency drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed during naptime. There was an abundant supply of age appropriate materials for the children and the center was clean and organized. 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 1/16/2024. Please email me at morgan.bryson@doe.virginia.gov with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-M
Description: Based on observation and staff interview, the center did not maintain, in a way that is accessible to all staff who work with children, a current written list of all children's allergies, sensitivities and dietary restrictions that is dated is and kept confidential in each room where children are present.

Evidence: In the Twaddler room, there was no posted allergy list. There was a child present in the classroom who has a peanut allergy.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A
Description: REPEAT VIOLATION

Based on observation and 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.

Evidence: 1. In the Toddler room, there were 11 children present and 15 children signed in on the attendance record.
2. In the Preschool 1A room, there were 12 children present and 14 children signed in on the attendance record.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-450-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that mats used by children during the designated rest period had linens consisting of a top cover and a bottom cover.

Evidence: 1. In the Toddler room, there were two children napping on mats with no bottom cover.
2. In the Preschool 1A room, there was one child napping on a mat with no top or bottom cover and two children napping on mats with no bottom cover.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure when food is brought from home it is clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner.

Evidence: In the Twaddler room, there were 2 food pouches, a package of animal crackers, a small bag of cereal, and a food container with grapes stored in the refrigerator that were not dated or labeled.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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