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KinderCare Learning Center #765
437 Knoll Street, NW
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 938-7040

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: Sept. 21, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced full renewal inspection was conducted today. There were 45 children in care, with a total of 10 staff members assigned to their direct supervision. The children were observed attending phonics class, playing with play doh, building with Legos and blocks, playing games outside, playing group games in the classroom, and eating lunch. The children were served cheese pizza, broccoli, pineapple, and milk for lunch today. This inspection was completed between approximately 10:15 am and 12:30 pm. Thank you for meeting with me today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please email me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that the injury prevention plan has not been reviewed annually. Evidence: The most recent review of the Injury Prevention Plan was conducted on 12/31/14.

Plan of Correction: I will conduct a review of the plan and complete the documentation.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children's records, it was determined that one record was not complete. Evidence: Child record #4 does not include a physical exam report and documentation indicating that a staff person viewed the child's original proof of identification.

Plan of Correction: The parent will be reminded to bring the physical. The original proof of ID was viewed but not documented. The documentation will be updated.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, it was determined that two records were not complete. Evidence: Staff records #1 and #5 do not include emergency contact information.

Plan of Correction: Each staff person filled out the emergency contact sheet during this inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that the current fire inspection report has expired. Evidence: The current fire permit expired on 6/30/16.

Plan of Correction: The fire marshall was contacted during this inspection. The fire inspection was scheduled to take place in October.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that two areas of the playground and two pieces of equipment have not been maintained as required. Evidence: 1. There is a large metal post at the bottom of the stairs leading from the kitchen to the playground. This post has started to rust in many areas, and paint is peeling from the post. 2. On the Toddler playground, a piece of the wood strip along the ground barrier has warped and rotten. This section has fallen away from the larger piece of wooden barrier. In addition, the rotten section has a nail protruding out of it. 3. The plastic wheel on one of the small toddler trikes has cracked and is no longer in operable condition. 4. In the 4's classroom, the corner of the floor area rug has curled, posing a tripping hazard for the children.

Plan of Correction: I will contact maintenance to repair the rusted pole and to replace the rotten wood. I will discard the toddler trike. The area rug will either be fixed to lie flat, or it will be discarded.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that one potentially hazardous substance was not locked. Evidence: In the Infant classroom, one spray bottle of sanitizing solution was stored inside an unlocked floor level cabinet.

Plan of Correction: The cabinet was locked during the inspection, but the lock no longer works properly. I will follow up with maintenance to have the locked repaired.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-B
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that one infant crib was not identified for use by a specific child. Evidence: In the Infant classroom, one infant was observed sleeping in a crib that was not labeled for use by her.

Plan of Correction: The crib will be labeled today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-A
Description: Based on a review of the Emergency Preparedness Plan, it was determined that this plan has not been updated as required. Evidence: The current Emergency Preparedness Plan has not been updated to reflect current staff names who are assigned specific duties in the even of an emergency.

Plan of Correction: The plan will be updated.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on a review of recently completed injury reports, it was determined that three of these reports were not complete. Evidence: 1. Three injury reports do not include two adult signatures. 2. Two injury reports do not include documentation indicating the date/time/how parents were notified of their child's injury.

Plan of Correction: The injury reports will be completed correctly. Staff will be reminded to document all required information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on a review of staff background checks, it was determined that two required background checks were not complete. Evidence: Staff #1 and #4 have not signed a "Sworn Disclosure Statement." Both of these staff members began employment on 9/15/16.

Plan of Correction: Both employees signed the Sworn Disclosure Statement during the inspection.


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