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Bright Horizons at Inova Mount Vernon
2501 Parker's Lane
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 664-7270

Current Inspector: Sarah Marbert (703) 479-4678

Inspection Date: Aug. 3, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed changes to the background checks

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 8:20 am-11:15. At the time of entrance, 41 children were in care with11 staff members present. Children were observed during snack time and engaged in group activities. The playground and surfacing was inspected. A selection of staff and children records, medications and other documents were reviewed. A management office has been constructed in the foyer of the child care center. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at Margaret.allworth@dss.virginia.gov or 703-209-3521.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on record review, staff have not received the required training by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibility. Evidence: Staff #1, hired 7/10/17 and staff #2 hired 3/6/17 does not have documentation that they have received the required new employee orientation training.

Plan of Correction: The staff have received Bright Horizon orientation, the director will complete the state model form showing that the staff have received the required training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review, the center has not implemented a shelter in place drill twice per year. Evidence: The most recent documented shelter in place drill was dated 3/31/16.

Plan of Correction: A shelter in place drill will be implemented in August and December.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on record review, staff has not obtained a central registry finding before three years from the dates of the last form. Evidence: Staff #3 most recent central registry on file was dated 2/10/11. There is documentation from OBI that the request was received on 1/4/16 but the director did not receive the completed form.

Plan of Correction: The central registry form for staff # 3 has been completed, notarized and will be mailed 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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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