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Frances Barton Meekins Pre School, Inc.
900 Maple Avenue, East
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 928-2549

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: Jan. 17, 2017

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
The playground and level of resilient surfacing could not be inspected today due to current heavy rain.

Comments:
An unannounced full renewal inspection was conducted today. There were 38 children in care, with a total of 6 staff members assigned to their direct supervision. In addition, 3 co-op parents were on site and fully engaged with the children. The children were observed playing at the "fix it" table, reading dinosaur books, playing with dinosaur toys, engaging in a wide variety of creative play activities, attending music class, and digging for dinosaur fossils at the sand table. Creative activities and pleasant interactions were observed in all classrooms. This inspection was completed between approximately 10:00 am and 12:15 pm. Thank you for meeting with me today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please email me at sandra.dimperio@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, it was determined that one record was not complete. Evidence: Staff record #2 does not include documentation to show that the staff person is fully qualified to be employed in her role of lead teacher.

Plan of Correction: Now that I fully understand what documentation is required, I will ask her to bring a copy of her masters degree.

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 Emergency Preparedness Plan has not been updated to reflect the names of current staff members with assigned emergency response roles.

Plan of Correction: The plan will be updated.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on a review of injury reports, it was determined that three of these reports were not completed as required. Evidence: Three of the injury reports for this school year did not include a second staff or parent signature.

Plan of Correction: All injury reports will be completed correctly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that one required background check had not been completed. Evidence: Parent volunteer C, who was on site during this inspection, did not complete and sign a Sworn Disclosure Statement (SDS.)

Plan of Correction: She will sign it today.

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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