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Children of America Warrenton
164 West Shirley Avenue
Warrenton, VA 20186-3008
(540) 428-2880

Current Inspector: Stephanie Reed (540) 272-6558

Inspection Date: Feb. 3, 2016

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:

Unannounced inspection was conducted beginning at 3:00 and ending at 4:30. The inspection was conducted as a result if a complaint that was registered with the Licensing office. Based on interviews with staff, reviews of staff files, reviews of incident reports it was determined that the complaint which was related to the failure of staff to provide appropriate care and protection was valid. In addition, violations were found in the areas of staff qualifications and Job Orientation documentation. A Violation Notice was issued with actions to be taken to prevent a recurrence of the incident. If you have any questions, please contact Linda Reynolds at 540-272-2663 or email at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of the qualifications of the staff in the classroom at the time of the incident, it was determined that the staff person was not qualified to be the teacher in the classroom, Evidence: Staff A has been employed since November 2015. Although she has had Lead Teacher Training, she does not yet have 6 months of experience. She has not worked in Child Care before.

Plan of Correction: Staff A will be used only as an assistant teacher.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of the staff file for Staff A, it was determined that there was no documentation that she had Orientation Training. Evidence: Staff A, whose date of hire was 11/3/16, does not have documentation on file that demonstrates that she received orientation by the end of her first day of employment.

Plan of Correction: The Assistant Director will assure that all staff have documentation of Orientation on file and that Orientation is done the first day of employment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on a review of the incident report, interviews with management staff and review of staff qualifications, it was determined that staff failed to provide appropriate care and protection to two children in the Infant Room. Evidence: On Thursday, 1/28/2016, Staff A was the only staff person present in the Infant Room. She had two babies in care. She was giving the children bottles and gave the children the wrong bottles. Child #1 was on a milk based formula and Child #2 was on a soy formula. Staff A did not check the labels before giving the bottles. A parent came into the classroom and stopped the feeding as soon as she noticed that her child was getting the incorrect bottle. Each child had just begun to drink and only received a small amount. There were no ill effects for the babies

Plan of Correction: Staff A received disciplinary action and is no longer working in the Infants Room


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.