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KinderCare Learning Center 301030 A, Franklin Farm Campus
13228 Franklin Farms Road
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 860-2800

Current Inspector: Stacy Doyle (571) 835-0386

Inspection Date: June 5, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Technical Assistance:
1. Discussed the importance of ensuring that CSR forms are accurate, as the following was found: (1) CSR's were found to have children listed on forms from two different classrooms at the same time. (2) The times a child had transitioned from one group to another were not consistent on either groups CSR. (3) In some cases a child was marked present on the CSR after the parent had in fact picked the child up for the day. These discrepancies made it difficult to determine ratios.

Comments:
Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection focused on staffing, ratios, and the movement of children from group to group, as a result of recent findings and an Intensive Plan of Correction (IPOC) developed between Kindercare and VDSS. Records reviewed, classes observed, and staff interviewed. Ratios in all classes were found to be in compliance today. In addition to the Child to Staff Ratio Form (CSR) maintained for each classroom daily, management has implemented an additional Ratio Count Sheet (RCS) to aid with maintaining proper ratios and reducing the movement of children for staffing reasons. The RCS is completed every 30 minutes. Staff have improved the process of completing written developmental assessments and obtaining written parental permission prior to transitioning a child to another age group. While collectively these processes have been improved, inconsistencies in the tracking of children on CSR's prevented the inspector from fully assessing compliance. Management reported that they would re-train staff that were having difficulty completing the CSR accurately. Inspection completed 11:40am-1:00pm.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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