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KinderCare Learning Center #765
437 Knoll Street, NW
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 938-7040

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: Aug. 11, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Reviewed all upcoming and current changes to the background check procedures.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today. There were 66 children in care, with a total of 13 staff members assigned to their direct supervision. The children were observed playing outside, eating lunch, reading books, playing with toys, and taking their afternoon nap. The children were served fish sticks, green beans, mango, and milk for lunch today. This inspection was completed between approximately 10:15 am and 1:30 pm. Thank you for meeting with me today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please email me at sandra.dimperio@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a review of staff health records, it was determined that one staff person has not submitted a TB Health Screening report. Evidence: There is no documentation of a completed TB Health Screening for staff #1.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure she gets her TB test done next week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children's records, it was determined that one record was not complete. Evidence: Child record #4 does not include: a second emergency contact person; documentation that the parent has reviewed the child's contact information within the past year.

Plan of Correction: We are in the process of distributing re-enrollment forms this week for all families.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, it was determined that two were not complete. Evidence: 1. Staff record #2 does not include: emergency contact information; documentation that the staff person possesses the qualifications necessary to be employed in his role of Lead Teacher. 2. Staff record #5 does not include documentation that the staff person possesses the qualifications necessary to be employed in her role of Lead Teacher.

Plan of Correction: Both records will be updated and complete.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-80-A
Description: Based on staff interviews, it was determined that one class was not fully aware of the number of children in their care. Evidence: In the 3/4 classroom, the written attendance was correct but the staff in the classroom were unable to tell the Inspector the correct number of children in their care. There were 20 children in their care, but it was reported to the Inspector that 21 children were in care. Staff members were not aware of the correct number of children in their care until the Inspector conducted a head count.

Plan of Correction: All staff will be reminded of the importance of always knowing exactly how many children are in their care.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that two electrical outlets were not covered. Evidence: Two outlets on the upper portion of the wall in the children's hallway bathroom were not covered.

Plan of Correction: The outlets will be covered today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that there is not an adequate level of resilient surfacing on the playground. Evidence: On the school-age playground, much of the mulch has worn away to a base level of sand and dirt. There is no longer an adequate level of resilient surfacing in each fall zone area.

Plan of Correction: I will request additional mulch.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on a review of children's medications, it was determined that one child's medication bottle is empty. Evidence: One child's non-prescription medication bottle is empty. There is no medication in this bottle, therefore if it were needed, staff would not be able to administer the medication per the label instructions.

Plan of Correction: The parent will be asked to bring a new medication bottle if it is still needed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-B
Description: Based on a review of the emergency preparedness plan, it was determined that this plan has not been updated as required. Evidence: The emergency preparedness plan has not been updated to reflect the current names of staff members with identified emergency roles.

Plan of Correction: I will update the plan.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on a review of staff background checks, it was determined that two required background checks have not been completed. Evidence: For staff #3, there is no documentation of a completed Sworn Disclosure Statement (SDS) and no documentation showing that a Criminal Record Check (CRC) request was submitted.

Plan of Correction: She signed the SDS during the inspection. The CRC request was submitted. When the results are received, they will be filed in the record.

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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