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KinderCare Learning Center #000540
8604 Pohick Road
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 455-7322

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: Feb. 26, 2016

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. Cot spacing was reviewed with staff. 2. Reviewed importance of routine repair and maintenance be completed on aging building.

Comments:
Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection 10:50am-1:10pm. Observed 62 children + 12 direct-care staff + Director, Office Manager, and Cook. Staffing has remained consistent for a period of years. Ratios and supervision were in compliance. Children were observed having story time, learning about dinosaurs, having indoor free-play, washing hands, eating lunch, and taking naps. The infants were being held, fed, and having play time on the floor. Staff were actively engaged with the children and activities in all groups. Classrooms were well supplied with toys and equipment for the children. The center was in need of routine maintenance, repairs, and cleaning. Lunch served included: chicken, rice, green beans, bananas, and milk. Staff were currently trained and certified in First Aid, CPR, medication administration (MAT), and Daily Health Observations. Medication and record keeping violations found. Required documents posted. Questions about this inspection may be directed to: pamela.sneed@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on children's records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 3 records did not include current immunizations. Evidence: Child #4 - Date of birth is 2/9/12, and the immunizations on-file were dated August 2013.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that areas and equipment of the center were not maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Boy's bathroom - The sink cabinet was broken and had an approximate 1" gap between panels; the tile flooring, toilet seats and bowls had brown stains; and there was dirt and grime along broken baseboards, thresholds, and door jams. [Photo #2, #3, #4, #5, #13, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19] 2. School-Age Classroom - The blue carpet had areas of thread bare and ground in black dirt; significant amounts of dust and dirt were on the computer desk; gaps between tiles and the base of lockers and baseboards were filled with dirt/grime; and the laminate on the sink cabinet was cracked/broken. [Photo #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12] 3. 4's Classroom - Paneling was warped and stained from water/soap dripping on it. 4. 3's Classroom - Dirt and grime were visible in gaps of tile and along baseboards; and the blue carpet was thread bare along edges/corners and had ground in black dirt. [Similar to Photo #7, and #9] 5. 2's Classroom - Peeling/chipping paint was on a metal vent cover on the lower level of the wall; and the carpet under the floor mat had areas of hard ground in dirt that looked moldy. 6. Toddler Classroom - The laminate of a cabinet door was cracked. 7. Girl's Bathroom - The sink cabinet had rusted metal at the base; a raised drain causing tiles to crack; and dirt along baseboards and cabinet edges. [Photo #1, #5, #6, #14]

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that hazardous substances were not kept in a locked place. Evidence: 1. School-Age Classroom - A bleach cleaning product was found in an unlocked low-level cabinet. At the time there were 3 year-old children in the room. 2. 4's Classroom - A container of water softener product, labeled Keep Out of Reach of Children, was found in an unlocked low-level cabinet.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that electrical outlets did not have protective covers. Evidence: 2 outlets in the school-age room where 3 year-old children were present did not have covers.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-3
Description: Based on children's records reviewed, it was determined that 2 of 3 records did not include documentation that the center requested annual updates to the child's record. Evidence: Child #3 and Child #4.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 4 medications on-site did not include written authorization. Evidence: Child #1 - There was no written authorization on-file for a long-term emergency medication.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 4 medications was not did not include needed documentation, as required by center procedures and these regulations. Evidence: Child #2 - The written authorization form did not specify the time the staff were to give the medicine. Additionally the written authorization had expired on 2/17/16, the medication remained on-site and had not been returned to the parent.

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

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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