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Bright Start Preschool II
4915 Brenman Park Drive
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 461-0457

Current Inspector: Stephanie Salvatori (571) 389-0980

Inspection Date: Feb. 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
**Discussed with staff that the long gray cabinet locks were used to secure medication in a backpack that was accessible to children. The locks were affixed in such a way that the zippers could be pulled apart allowing easy access to the medications inside. **Discussed with staff that the safety straps used on the large white cabinet in the Owls Room was affixed in such a way that the inspector was able to reach inside to grab items that were stored there. Please ensure that safety locks are installed in such a way that they prevent access to cabinets or bags with items inside that need to be inaccessible to children at all times.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 10:00am-12:30pm. There were 34 three year old children directly supervised by 4 staff. The physical plant, 1 staff record, 5 children?s records, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in circle time, centers, free play and lunch. There was an abundant supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector. Keesha Minor (keesha.minor@dss.virginia.gov) (703)479-4680

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that the injury prevention procedures are updated at least annually based on documentation of injuries and a review of the activities and services. Evidence: Reviewed the injury prevention procedures and found that based on provided documentation, it was last updated on 1/25/2017.

Plan of Correction: I will have it done by Thursday.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, are maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1) Observed in the Penguins Room, chipping paint and crumbling "wall" material in several areas along the far wall. 2) Observed in the Penguins Bathroom, chipping paint around the mop storage area.

Plan of Correction: Will be corrected by March 31

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1) Observed in the Penguins Room, hand sanitizer and teacher's lotion marked keep away from children in an unlocked cabinet. 2) Observed in the Penguins Room, hand sanitizer in an unlocked drawer in the teacher's desk . 3) Observed that children had access to the Kitchen and that in the Kitchen, an unlocked cabinet accessible to children with the following: Cascade (3-4 containers), bleach, goo gone, Borax, glass cleaner, Shout spray 4) Observed in the Kitchen, an unlocked cabinet with 3 bottles of shaving cream.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that electrical outlets have protective covers. Evidence: Observed that children had access to the kitchen, and that there was 1 uncovered outlet on the counter in the kitchen.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that the first aid kit was inaccessible to children, but easily accessible to staff. Evidence: Observed in the Penguins and Owls Rooms, a first aid kit bag with medications on the children's low shelf, accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

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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