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KinderCare Learning Center at Sterling Park
106 Free Court
Sterling, VA 20164
(703) 430-7373

Current Inspector: Maria Soto (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: Feb. 7, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today. Observed 18 children directly supervised by 3 staff members. Ratios and supervision were in compliance. A sample of 3 children's records and 3 staff records were reviewed. The physical plant, emergency supplies and procedures and accident reports were also reviewed during the inspection. The children were engaged in various activities, to include: Drawing pictures of "What I want to be when I grow up"?, checking heartbeats and for fevers in the doctors office in the dramatic play area and comforting friends that were sad to see mom leave after being away for a few days. Inspector also observed children eating lunch consisting of spaghetti, mixed veggies, strawberries, bread sticks, and milk. Hand washing routines and cleaning of tables before and after lunch time, bottle feedings, and diaper changing routines were also observed. Center administration is in the process of refreshing the building and has completed a review of the staff and children's records. Areas of non compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the director. Inspection conducted 11:00 am-2:20pm. If you have any questions regarding today's inspection, please call inspector Kelly Savittiere 703 479 4746 kelly.savittiere@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based upon record review, required documentation for staff to resubmit TB results every 2 years was not available. Evidence: Staff A's record was missing documentation of a screening performed on 12/6/2016.

Plan of Correction: Director called site where TB screening was performed in December and asked to locate copy of results.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based upon observation, areas and equipment were found to be in need of repair. Evidence: Mega phone and handrail on the playground had rusted areas and chipped paint. Wood trim surrounding the gate between infant and toddler classroom had areas of splintered wood. Wood trim around doors to playground from classrooms had sharp pieces of splintered wood.

Plan of Correction: Kinder Care engineer was on site at the time of the inspection and was shown the areas in question.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-L
Description: Based upon record review, required information was not available. Evidence: Current accident/incident reports were not located at the time of inspection. Form provided did not have "future action to prevent recurrence".

Plan of Correction: Director was contacting acting RM to ensure the correct form was being utilized and to locate records that were moved during recent transition period.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F-4
Description: Based upon observation, children under 3 years of age were offered food that was a potential choking hazard. Evidence: Toddlers were offered whole strawberries on their plates when being served lunch that were larger than a 1/4 of an inch and a teacher was not yet sitting with the children at the table when observed.

Plan of Correction: Director stated that the teacher called and notified her that the children needed a different fruit and chopped mango was immediately provided prior to inspector pointing the issue out.

Disclaimer:

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

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