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Children's International-Alexandria
25 South Quaker Lane
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 751-7266

Current Inspector: Stephanie Salvatori (571) 389-0980

Inspection Date: Oct. 28, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Please refer to the Technical Assistance for CDC's page 7 for clarification about posting allergy information. Please complete the "future action" on minor injury reports with ways to prevent an accident rather than "self-inflicted".

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted. Four classroom spaces were in operation with 67 children present and direct care staff in ratios for supervision. The center uses the Reggio-Emilia approach using arts, principles of respect and responsibility and incorporating nature into the curriculum. Children were observed in circle time, reading, center activities, a soccer special visitor and preparation for lunch. Lunch served today was turkey meatloaf, mashed potatoes, fruit and bread. Food is catered off-site. Three emergency medications were present with complete authorizations. Six staff have Medication Administration Training (MAT) certification, all staff have Daily health Observation and background checks are all up to date. Emergency preparation for supplies and drills is current. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. Please sign and date the report and return it to me within 10 calendar days from date of receipt. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me. Thank you Ann Dramstad Licensing Inspector 703-314-0860 ann.dramstad@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-50-A
Description: Based on observation, 3 children's information was posted and not kept confidential without written parent permission. Evidence: Three children's allergies were posted near the food prep area and the center director conformed that written permission from the parents had not been obtained prior to posting the information.

Plan of Correction: Parents have initialed on displayed notes.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the diaper pad was not sanitized after use. Evidence: The Licensing Inspector observed a staff member completing a diaper change and the pad was not sanitized. The center uses paper to cover the pad and the staff member stated that she did not realize it must also be sanitized between uses.

Plan of Correction: Sanitizing steps were taken immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on record review, one of ten injury forms was incomplete. Evidence: The staff member did not complete the "Future Action To Prevent Reoccurrence"

Plan of Correction: Staff member who completed initial report completed missing part.

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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