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Arlington P&R-Gunston Creative Preschool
2700 S. Lang Street
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-6981

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: Sept. 13, 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.

Technical Assistance:
The staff background checks, health needs and qualifications are kept at the main location for Parks and Recreation were reviewed August 2016.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted today. Twelve children were present with one staff and two co-op parents. Children were observed in free play, transition to hand washing and morning snack. Snack is provided by the parent and bought from home each day. No medication was reported to be on-site today. Drills for the summer were not conducted as the center was not in operation. Emergency supplies, flashlight and radio are on-site. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. Please sign and date the report and return it to me within 10 calendar days from date of receipt. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me. Thank you Ann Dramstad Licensing Inspector 703-314-0860 ann.dramstad@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on observation, the annual posted fire permit has expired. Evidence: The posted permit expired 4/2016.

Plan of Correction: The permit was received from the County Fire Department after the program closed for the summer and was at the main office. It will be posted immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas of the center are not maintained in a safe and operable manner. Evidence: 1. The cabinet under the sink is warped and splitting at the bottom. 2. Pops of paint are peeling along the window wall.

Plan of Correction: The preschool room is scheduled for painting and rehab to be completed by 11/30/2016.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, an outlet is missing a protective cover. Evidence: The outlet by the sink was missing a protective cover.

Plan of Correction: Staff replaced outlet cover.

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.

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