Capital Kids Preschool & Learning Center
8758 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718
Inspection Date: July 14, 2017
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
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)
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 9:35am to 12:30pm. There were 44 (infants to school-agers) directly supervised by 6 staff. The physical plant, 6 staff records, 5 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, arriving to care, playing outside and napping. There was an abundant supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. 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 (email@example.com) (703)479-4680
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-50-A Description: Based on observation and review, the facility failed to ensure that children's records be treated confidentially. Evidence: Observed allergy lists with children's first and last names posted for review, in each classroom and accessible to anybody visiting the rooms. Plan of Correction: Put a cover letter on the "Allergy List" protecting the confidential information from being viewed publicly.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that they obtained documentation of an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction. Evidence: Reviewed the fire inspection certificate and found that it had expired on March 31, 2017. Plan of Correction: Appointment was made. Inspection will completed on 8/1/2017.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1) Observed peeling yellow paint in the school age room 2) Observed nails sticking out in several spots on the fence on the playground 3) Observed splinters and cracks along a majority of the fencing on the playground. 4) Observed a feeding table in the corner of the playground that was peeling and cracking due to the outside elements Plan of Correction: Playground- caulk playground equipment, throw out tapped equipment. The maintanence man will come on the weekend to fix chipped paint and wooden fences
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 from children. Evidence: Observed the following: 1) Shaving cream on a shelf and not locked in the Gummy Bears room 2) Insect repellent and sunscreen in children's cubbies 3) bleach water, goo gone and disinfectant spray in an unlocked cabinet. Plan of Correction: Switch utensils and cleaners so that the cleaners are locked and utensils are out.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-320-B Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that each restroom for children is equipped with soap, toilet paper and towels. Evidence: Observed in the school-age restroom that there were no towels in the towel dispenser. Plan of Correction: CORRECTED DURING THE INSPECTION
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that children under 10 years of age are always within actual sight and sound supervision of staff. Evidence: Observed the Gummy Bears teacher sending children (2 years of age) to the drinking fountains while standing in the door way trying to supervise the classroom. Plan of Correction: CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION. Spoke to staff about providing supervision to all children at all times. Suggested that all children will be transitioned together.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that materials and equipment available shall be age and stage appropriate for the children in care. Evidence: Observed in the infant room a small ball that was marked for children 3 and up. Plan of Correction: CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION, ball was removed from classroom.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that they were following policies and medications. Evidence: 1) Reviewed 1 child's medication authorization form and found that authorization for the medication had expired on 11/5/16. 2) Reviewed 1 child's medication and found that it had expired on February 2017, and has not been sent home. Plan of Correction: Parent will be notified on Monday and asked to have physician update the medication administration form as well as medication.
A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.