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HANDS Daycare
14301 Braddock Road
Centreville, VA 20120
(703) 309-2286

Current Inspector: Leah Pagala (703) 537-6757

Inspection Date: Oct. 15, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the need for staff to have the transcripts translated to English so the inspector can determine if the staff are lead qualified. Discussed checking background checks when they are returned to make sure they were completed. Make sure you post substitute food on you menu when you menu changes.

38 children present with 7 classroom staff and a classroom volunteer. The children were observed doing stretching and playing outside, playing with toys and reading stories. The children have lots of materials to explore and all the staff are interacting with the children. This is a school where all instruction is conducted in Korean. The children also had church today with singing and a sermon by the director. Lunch prep was also observed, today the children are having Bean sprout soup and chicken with radish kimchi. Please call me at 703-203-8659 if you have any questions regarding this visit. This visit was started at 10:40 and ended at 12:35.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: The center failed to return CPS checks when they were returned to the center without being checked due to missing information. Evidence: based on the review of 5 staff records, two staff , staff A and C have incomplete CPS checks in the files.

Plan of Correction: I will send the paperwork , when I get paperwork back I will check and see if it is complete

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: The center failed to have evidence of lead qualifications in staff files. Evidence: Based on the review of 5 staff files , the qualifications for lead teachers were not recorded for 3 out of 5 teacher files reviewed, one staff had the information in Korean .

Plan of Correction: I will make sure I get the paperwork needed and have it translated to English.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: The center failed to keep hazardous substances locked up. Evidence: Based on the review of the physical plant insect repellent labeled keep out of reach of children were found on the shelf with sunscreen in the library, The yellow room had a bottle of air freshener in an unlocked cabinet. A spray bottle with water and bleach was found on a shelf in the same room.

Plan of Correction: Removed and I will add locks to the cabinets

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: The center failed to label spray bottle to indicate the content. Evidence: Based on the observation during the physical plant inspection , spray bottles in the blue and yellow rooms are not labeled to indicate the content.

Plan of Correction: We labeled

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-H
Description: The center failed to keep supplements inaccessible to children. Evidence:Vitamins and fish oil are stored in an unlocked cabinet in the yellow room

Plan of Correction: Removed to her purse and will take them home.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: The center failed to have a step on trash can in one room for diapering. Evidence: The trash can by the diaper changing table in the yellow room is a hand operated trash can.

Plan of Correction: switched the trash cans so it is now a step on.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: The center does not have a lock box for medication. Evidence: Based on the physical plant review , a plastic container with a lid is sitting on the counter at the entrance, the box contains medication , medication was also found in the kitchen. None of the medications were in a locked box.

Plan of Correction: I will get a lock box for the medication


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.