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KinderCare Learning Center #926
60 Plaza Street, N.E.
Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 777-1998

Current Inspector: Derek Acosta (703) 554-4995

Inspection Date: Aug. 24, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
32.1 Report by person other than physician
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)

Technical Assistance:
Discussion was held on the topics of enrollment, current staffing, subsidy, and the changes with regards to background checks. Discussion about each child's record with regards to emergency contact information. As observed, the space for the address is small in nature; allowing only part of the address to be listed for each contact. Observation has included seeing only the town or only the street address. Where both are listed the writing must be done very tiny and may be hard to read.

The following inspection took place between the hours of 10 am through 3 pm. Today, I met with the Staff of the Kinder Care Learning Center #926 located in the town of Leesburg, Virginia. At the start of this unannounced monitoring inspection there were a total of 26 children with 5 classroom staff; good ratios in all 5 rooms. A total of 5 children?s files and 4 staff files were reviewed. The children were engaged in the following: large motor skills outside on the center playground, diapering, hand washing, music, infant sleeping, games, toy play, puzzles, lunch, nap time, and other organized activities. If you should have any future questions, please call. Thank you. Charlie Perkins, Licensing Inspector (703) 309-3963

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review, 1 of 5 children's files reviewed indicated that not all of the required information was contained within each child's record. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (08/24/2017), the complete information for the 2 listed emergency contacts of Child #1 was missing the street address; listing only the town. 2. This was confirmed on the date of inspection by the Center Director.

Plan of Correction: The Parent of Child #1 will be contacted and the information shall be completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A-7
Description: Based on review, 1 of 5 children's files reviewed indicated that the action to be taken in an emergency situation for a listed allergy was not completed. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (08/24/2017), the allergy listed for Child #1 was identified. 2. The action to be taken if Child #1 was exposed to the allergen was not listed.

Plan of Correction: The Parent of Child #1 will be contacted and this information will be completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas and equipment of the center, both inside and outside, were not maintained in a safe condition. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (08/24/2017), peeling paint was observed on the door leading to the playground within the Pre-K room. 2. A small hole was discovered on the top of a toy sink located in the 2's room. Also within the 2's room, the diaper changing table had a sliding door that was not working, and a small hole where a lock had once been placed. Both small holes serve as possible entrapments for the fingers of the children in care. 3. The freezer within the kitchen was running over zero degrees fahrenheit. The temperature read from 1 to 5 degrees at approximately 1 pm. 4. Outside on the school-age playground, the fence that faces the left side of the building had nails that were protruding out from its surface. These protruding nails serve as possible snagging points for skin or children's clothes.

Plan of Correction: 1. A work order has been submitted. 2. A new diapering table is on order to replace the current one that was observed. The hole in the toy sink was corrected on the date of inspection. 3. Maintenance will be contacted to check the freezer. 4. One protruding nail was removed. All others will be addressed with a hammer. A work order has been submitted.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (08/24/2017), within the Pre-K room, a closet was observed unlocked. Within this same closet a container marked poisonous was observed. This closet also serves as the location for the centers "pump" room, enclosing several large pipes. Five Pre-k children were in care at the time of observation. 2. On the date of inspection, within the kitchen, a cabinet that contained cleaning supplies was without a safe locking method to prevent access. The door to the kitchen also does not contain a lock for the door that faces the school-age classroom.

Plan of Correction: The closet will be locked and a safe locking method shall be installed on the kitchen cabinet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-50-A-1-a
Description: Based on review, 1 of 4 staff files reviewed indicated that sworn statement or affirmation (SDS) was not fully completed. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (08/24/2017), the SDS for Staff #4 was not fully completed. 2. Information disclosed on a background check was not included on the SDS.

Plan of Correction: The SDS will be completed by Staff #4 and placed on file.


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