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Greater Mt. Vernon Community Head Start-Gum Springs Glen
7839 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 799-3461

Current Inspector: Kelly Patterson-Savittiere (703) 479-4746

Inspection Date: March 21, 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.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from approximately 3:00 to 5:00pm. Ratios for all six rooms were found in compliance. The children were eating snack, playing with playdough, engaged in counting and sorting games, painting, coloring, and having some free play time. Medication procedures were reviewed, and staff with current MAT, first aid and CPR training were on site. Records were also reviewed. If you have any questions, I can be reached at 703-479-4709.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, it was found that in room #1, one bottle was not labeled with the child's name.

Plan of Correction: The bottle was labeled at the time of the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on record review, there was no documentation of the results of a criminal record check for staff person #1, who has been working since 2015. Findings: At the time of the inspection, the inspector reviewed the criminal record form for staff person #1 which said "record being processed". The words "ok to work" were written on the form and signed by someone in the personnel office.

Plan of Correction: Documentation of criminal record results is kept in the Human Resources Office.

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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