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KinderCare Learning Center #000540
8604 Pohick Road
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 455-7322

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: Aug. 25, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
1. Discussed maintenance of building exterior in areas that are accessible to the children, to include repairing of metal siding and down spouts before a hazard develops.

Comments:
Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection. Observed children and staff in all age groups. Ratios and supervision were in compliance. Children were watching a movie, playing games, and taking naps. Some of the school-age group were at a nearby park for a picnic lunch. Infants were having play time on the floor, being diapered, fed, held, and napping. Classrooms were found to be clean, safeguarded appropriately, and well supplied with toys and equipment for the children. Playground and bathroom hazards found. Required documents were posted. No record keeping violations found. Questions about this report may be directed to pamela.sneed@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that the following areas and/or equipment were not maintained in a clean and safe condition. Evidence: 1. Peeling paint and rust were present on the large preschool-age climber located on the playground. This included poles, panels, and bolts. 2. There was mold growing on one entire side panel of the toddler climber. The panel was facing the fence. 3. Rust was present on the metal underneath of the sinks in the girls bathroom. 4. The boy's bathroom had a strong urine smell today.

Plan of Correction: 1) The climber will be painted which will include bolts, + poles. 10/12/15 2) The entire side will be power washed 10/12/15 3) Rust will be taken care of with maintenance. 10/12/15 4) The boy's bathroom will be cleaned three times a day 9/8/15

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-E
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that occupied cots were not a minimum of 12" a part from one another. Evidence: Children were napping on cots that were 6" or less a part and in some cases touching in the 3's and 4's rooms today.

Plan of Correction: We moved the furniture in a way were we now have 12: apart. [sic]

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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