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KinderCare Learning Center #995
9328 Braddock Road
Burke, VA 22015
(703) 425-8008

Current Inspector: Brenda Kuhlman (703) 304-9609

Inspection Date: March 9, 2016

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the following standard: staff-to-children ratio requirements.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint investigation was conducted on 03/09/2016 from approximately 7:30am to 9:00am in response to allegations received by our office regarding staff-to-children ratio requirements, and medications. Based upon observations made, multiple staff interviews, and documentation reviewed, the preponderance of evidence supports the allegation regarding staff-to-children ratio requirements; therefore, the complaint is deemed to be valid. If you have any questions regarding today's inspection, please contact Ana Dally at (703) 577-0270 or anailim.dally@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-2
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based upon multiple staff interviews and documentation reviewed, ratio requirements of one staff member for every four children was not met for a child under 16 months in the Toddler's classroom. Evidence: 1) Staff interviews confirmed that the Toddler's classroom did not meet the required one staff member for every four children during today's inspection when a child under the age of 16 months was in care (Child A; 14 months). The staff-to-children ratio requirements staff were applying was one child for every five children; exceeding the ratio by 2 children. 2) The Child Supervision Record (CSR) document confirmed that on 03/07/2016, there were 5 children, including Child A (14 months), under the supervision of 1 staff member from approximately 8:05am to 8:20am, exceeding the ratio by 1 child. At approximately 8:20am, there were 6 children under the supervision of 1 staff member, exceeding the ratio by 2 children.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-4
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based upon observations, documentation reviewed, and multiple interviews, ratio requirements of one staff for every ten children was not met in the Pre-K classroom. Evidence: 1) Multiple staff interviews confirmed that every morning the Preschool A, Preschool B, and Pre-K children are combined until approximately 8:00am. Additionally, staff interviews confirmed that on 03/07/2016 and during today's inspection, the staff-to-children ratio requirement of one staff for every ten children was not met. 2) The CSR documentation confirmed that on 03/07/2016, there were 23 children under the supervision of 2 staff members, exceeding the required ratio by 3 children from approximately 7:42am to 8:00am. 3) During today's inspection, upon arrival to the Pre-K classroom, at approximately 7:30am, there were 13 children under the supervision of 1 staff member, exceeding the ratio requirement by 3 children. 4) Staff interview confirmed that during today's inspection, Staff A was asked to stand between the Pre-K and School Age classroom and supervise both classrooms while Staff B went to get help in front office as they were 13 children present. At approximately 7:25am, there were 9 children in the School Age classroom, and 13 children in the Pre-K classroom. A total of 21 children were under the supervision of Staff B for less than two minutes, exceeding the ratio requirement by 11 children.

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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