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Columbia Baptist Child Development Center
103 West Columbia Street
Falls church, VA 22046
(703) 534-5739

Current Inspector: Stacy Doyle (571) 835-0386

Inspection Date: Feb. 10, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

Today an unannounced self-reported monitoring visit was conducted with the Center Director regarding concerns about physical abuse of the child. No violations were cited related to those concerns. This visit took place between 9:30-12 there were 9 classrooms observed with a total of 120 children with 22 staff within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed having free play, lunch, story-time and circle time. Positive interactions were observed during this inspection. lunch consisted of tacos, fruit and milk. A complete inspection of the physical plant, children and staff records, fire drill log, menu, and emergency procedures were observed during this inspection. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT mAYASAH.THOMAS@DSS.VIRGINIA.GOV

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, the following area of the center were not being maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: In the 4 year old classroom, the ceiling tile in the bathroom was found hanging from the hinges.

Plan of Correction: Director stated that they are currently in the process of having the tile replaced. During this inspection the violation was corrected and the the tile was replaced.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on observation, the center did not have documentation of a monthly fire drill. Evidence: The center did not have documentation of a monthly fire drill for the month of January.

Plan of Correction: Director stated that due to the condition of the weather and sidewalks from the snowstorm they were unable to conduct a drill. Director stated that they will conduct two for the month of February.


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