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Extended-Day Care Programs, Camp Griffin and The Griffin Academy
3819 Gallows Road
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 256-3620

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: Nov. 23, 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. Reviewed medication procedures and regulations.

Comments:
Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection. Observed 37 children + 4 direct care staff. Ratios were in compliance and supervision was constant. A new Director was hired at the beginning of the school year. Children were observed washing hands, eating snack, doing homework, and having outdoor free-play. Snack served: a puffed corn snack chip + water. Children were divided into different groups by grade, and there was a drop-in group. The school was found to be very clean, safeguarded appropriately, and sufficiently supplied with equipment for the children. Required documents were posted. Medication and record keeping violations found. Inspection completed 3:25-4:35pm. Questions about this inspection may be directed to pamela.sneed@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on 3 staff records reviewed, it was determined that 1 record did not include documentation of a negative TB screening completed within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employment. Evidence: Staff #6 - The TB screening on-file was completed in November 2013, and the date of hire was in September 2015.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on records reviewed and interviews conducted, it was determined that a medication was given to a child without written parental authorization. Evidence: Child #1 - Staff gave the child an over the counter pain reliever with verbal permission from the parent, as documented on a written injury report and confirmed verbally by staff.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: Based on interviews conducted, it was determined that the medication given to a child was not labeled with the child's name. Evidence: Child #1 - Staff reported that the medicine given did not belong to the child, and that it was pain reliever medicine maintained by the school for general use.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-L
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that a medication administration record did not include needed documentation. Evidence: Child #1 - There was no documentation of the amount of medicine given, the name of the staff person who gave the medicine to the child, or any adverse reactions.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on records reviewed and interviews conducted, it was determined that a monthly evacuation drill was not conducted in October 2015. Evidence: There was no written record of the drill + staff reported that it was not completed.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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