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American Day School #1
917 Princess Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 837-0237

Current Inspector: Lisa Hudson (571) 389-2459

Inspection Date: Aug. 22, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the need to use the updated Sworn Disclosure form and the requirement to identify all staff who have lived outside of Virginia in the past five years.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted this date. A total of 67 children with 12 staff present in addition to administration. Observation of al 5 classes was conducted this date. Children were observed playing outside on the playground, singing and dancing to the music provided by the music program teacher, observing teachers making homemade banana bread where the children counted the ingredients for the recipe. Observation of handwashing, diapering and transitioning from circle time to sunblock application was made. Staff presented knowledgeable of the individual needs of the children with regards to medication and food allergies. Ample toys and equipment were on-site and determined age appropriate for the children currently in care. All medication authorizations were reviewed and determined complete. Allergy action plans evaluated and topical consents maintained. A review of the emergency preparedness plan was made. A total of 6 children's records and five staff records was conducted and all were determined complete. This inspection began at 10:15am and ended at 12:45pm. Previous violations were reviewed and corrective actions were verified. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email with questions at: lisa.hudson@dss.virginia.ov

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.

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