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Garden School
13710 Milestone Court
Gainesville, VA 20155
(571) 969-5435

Current Inspector: Angela Dudek (804) 629-8167

Inspection Date: May 6, 2024

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
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

Technical Assistance:
Provided consultation on the following:
22.1-289.011F The latest inspection report and violation notice should be posted in a conspicuous place.
8VAC20-780-40J Injury prevention plan should be updated at least annually based on documentation of injuries and a review of activities.
8VAC20-780-550 The Emergency Preparedness plan should be updated at least annually.
8VAC20-780-550 H Evacuation drills, shelter in place drills and lockdown drills should be recorded for the summer as well as the school year.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 5/6/2024 from 9:40am to 11:05am with the Lead teacher. There were 17 children ages 3 years old to age 5 years old supervised by 3 staff. The physical plant, outdoor play area, programming, attendance, menus, 3 staff records, 3 children?s records, emergency drills, 2 injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were reviewed. There were no medications onsite. Children were observed participating in picture day, building activities, puzzles and dramatic play. Handwashing procedures were 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. 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 of each page to me via email by 5pm on 5/14/24. Please email me at with any questions.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-C
Description: Based on review of 3 staff records, the center did not obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis (TB) test or screening for staff every 2 years from the date of the initial screening or testing.

Evidence: The record for Staff #2 did not have documentation of a negative TB test or screening within 2 years of the last TB test. The most recent TB test on file was dated 7/30/21.

Plan of Correction: Staff 2 submitted a current TB negative.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-M
Description: (Repeat Violation) Based on review of documentation and interview with the staff, the center did not maintain a current and dated written list of children?s allergies, sensitivities, and dietary restrictions that was accessible to all staff in each group or area where children are present.

Evidence: During the inspection, it was determined the list of children?s allergies, sensitivities and dietary restrictions was missing a food restriction for Child #1.

Plan of Correction: Placed child's allergy restriction on the list.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on review of 3 child records, the Center did not ensure they obtain documentation of the name, address and phone number of 2 designated people to call in an emergency if a parent cannot be reached.

1)Child #1?s file was missing the address of an emergency contact.
2)Child #3?s file was missing the name, address, and phone number of one of the emergency contacts and was missing the address of the second emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: Parent of child 1 and child 3 corrected the address and phone number they were added to files.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A-8
Description: Based on review of 3 child records, the Center did not ensure they had a written care plan for each child with a diagnosed food to which the child is allergic and the steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction.

Evidence: The record for Child #2 did not contain an allergy care plan for their physician diagnosed food allergy.

Plan of Correction: Parent for Child 2 received a child care plan from physician.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-B
Description: Based on review of 3 staff records and interview with staff, the center did not ensure that staff complete orientation prior to the staff member working alone with children and no later than 7 days of the date of assuming job responsibilities.

The file for Staff #1 (date of hire 10/31/22) did not contain documentation of orientation as required.

Plan of Correction: Staff training was placed in wrong folders and was completed. Placed in correct folder.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-260-A
Description: Based on review of documentation, the center did not ensure they have an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official.

Evidence: The last fire inspection report on file at the center was completed on 2/21/23.

Plan of Correction: The Church will have the annual inspection in July.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-F
Description: Based on review of documentation, the center did not ensure they implement an annual practice lockdown drill.

Evidence: There was no documentation for a lockdown drill within the last year.

Plan of Correction: We performed a lock down drill. It is up to date.


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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