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Great Day Learning Center
11155 N. Shore Drive
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 787-6900

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: July 14, 2015

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the upkeep of the center and the day to day operations.

A complaint was investigated on today's date. After reviewing the available facts the following findings were made. One part of the complaint regarding a forbidden action is unfounded , but the concern about the physical plant is valid. A violation notice was presented to the facility at the time of the investigation. The ongoing compliance with the licensing standards is the responsibility of the licensee. Please call me at 703-203-8659 if you have any questions regarding this visit. This visit was started at 11:45 and ended at 3:00.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to get emergency contact information for 1 child out of 4 children's files reviewed. Evidence: Based on the review of 4 children's records, one child, child C is missing the address for the first emergency contact and all information for the second emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: We will ask the parent for the information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to get a current CPS check for one staff and all background checks for 1 staff. Evidence: Based on the review of 6 staff files , one staff , staff A is missing a subsequent cps check. The cps check was returned by cps but not checked. A second staff, staff F, started work on 6/29/15 has no file and her background check has not been submitted within the first 7 days of employment.

Plan of Correction: Will submit the paperwork and get all other paperwork needed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: The center director and staff failed to maintain the center in a clean and operable condition. Based on the physical plant review the following was found: Sink in the infant room is not connected to the cabinet, there is a hole around the edge on one side of the sink and it can be lifted from the cabinet. Sink in hallway has mold inside and the bottom of the cabinet is covered with peeling laminate. The edging on the sink is peeled off. The walls around the floor mop sink are deteriorating and walls are crumbling A toilet is broken and taped shut in the school age room Lego table in the hallway is covered with brown and white stains, stains could not be identified. Broken swing that has a tray that can not be secured was in use in the infant room. The smoke detector is chirping from the beginning of the visit.

Plan of Correction: I have contacted maintenance and he will be working on it. I have removed the swing and lego table. The battery will be put in the smoke detector. I will make sure that we fix everything.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to lock up hazardous substances. Evidence: Based on the physical plant inspection several rooms have cabinets that contain cleaners that are not locked up. A can of lysol is next to the teachers desk on the floor of the school age room. Two bottles of bug repellent is accessible on a low bookshelf in a classroom.

Plan of Correction: Will be removed and will talk to staff about locking cabinets and keeping cleaners locked up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to have protective covers on several outlets. Evidence: Based on the review of the physical plant the center is missing protective covers on 6 outlets.

Plan of Correction: Will cover

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-2
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to keep the ratio of 1 to 5 on three occasions. Evidence: Based on the inspection today the center had 11 children with two staff in the toddler room when the inspector arrived. A child had arrived after the class he was in went on a fieldtrip . When the class returned he moved to his classroom , but when it was time for rest time a child was returned to the room ,making the ration 1:11 when one staff went on break during rest. On 7/10 8 children were in the 4's room with the youngest being 22 months, making the room out of ratio.

Plan of Correction: Will discuss ratios with staff again. We will keep children where they belong.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-C
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to ensure that the play space outside was free of hazards. Evidence: Based on the playground inspection the center has a broken bounce car accessible to the children. The seat has a jagged hole that would be a hazard to the children.

Plan of Correction: We will remove the car and make it off limits to the children.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to return medication to a parent or dispose of it. Evidence: An Epipen has not been returned to the parent. The child has not attended for weeks according to the director but is still enrolled.

Plan of Correction: I have tried to return it to the parent because I did not have an authorization. The child has not been here. I will contact the parent again.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to record the second shelter in place drill for 2014. Evidence: Based on the review of the emergency drills recorded the center only recorded 1 drill in 2014.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure we have two drills recorded in 2015

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-A
Complaint related: No
Description: The center failed to keep children fastened in the feeding table chairs. Evidence: Based on the physical plant inspection, 4 children were in feeding table chairs without having safety straps fastened.

Plan of Correction: Already discussed with staff and they know to fasten them at all times.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-B
Complaint related: No
Description: The center staff failed to keep bottles out of a child designated sleep area. Evidence: During the inspection a child was observed sitting in his crib drinking a bottle.

Plan of Correction: I have already spoken to the staff.


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