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Chesterbrook Academy #822
4750 Rippling Pond Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033
(703) 818-9002

Current Inspector: Nancy Radcliffe (703) 268-3728

Inspection Date: Sept. 5, 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 current enrollment, current staffing, and changes to background checks (upcoming fingerprint checks, and out of state CPS checks as they apply); reporting of serious injuries; new sworn disclosure statement; and new expiration time frames. Discussion of the blue soft couch located within the Toddler room is starting to show signs of wear. Staff are encourage to monitor its condition. Discussion of sand table that is outside against the center. Please, remove sand table that is currently covered by boxes. Once boxes are removed, this table will need a more suitable covering. Discussion of the immunization page for Child #3 (over the age of two) you may need an update. Discussion of sippy-cups and like the labeling of infant bottles, the center is encourage to label these as well.

The following inspection took place between the hours of 10 am through 3 pm. Today, I met with the Staff of the Chesterbrook Academy #822 located in Fair Lakes, Virginia. At the start of this unannounced renewal inspection there were a total of 72 children with 11 classroom staff; good ratios in all 5 rooms. A total of 10 children?s files and 5 staff files were reviewed. The children were engaged in the following: circle time, large motor skills outside on center playground, arts & crafts, center activities within each class, bathroom breaks, hand washing, lunch (rice, beans, peaches, salad, served with milk), 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 #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on review, 1 of 10 children's files reviewed indicated that the center did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), the most recent immunization documentation on file for Child #1 was dated - 09/20/2016. 2. Based on the information on file, Child #1 was under the age of two years on the date of inspection.

Plan of Correction: Contact the Parent of Child #1 in order to obtain an updated immunization page.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review, 2 of 10 children's files reviewed indicated that each child did not have a physical examination (by or under the direction of a physician) within one month after attendance. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), a physical examination for Child #8, and Child #10 were not available for review. 2. The start date listed on file for Child #8 was 06/19/2017. The start date listed on file for Child #10 was 01/03/2017.

Plan of Correction: Contact all applicable parents in order to obtain a physical. Once obtained, this information shall go on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review, 1 of 5 staff files reviewed indicated that it has been more than two years since date of the most recent tuberculosis (TB) documentation. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), the TB documentation for Staff #2 was dated 06/03/2015. 2. Based on these dates, this documentation has expired.

Plan of Correction: Staff #2 will obtain current TB documentation and place it on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review, 1 of 10 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 (09/05/2017), the address for the emergency contacts listed for Child #3 were not available for review. 2. On the child's record, only the state for each emergency contact was listed with regards to the address.

Plan of Correction: Contact the Parent of Child #3 in order to obtain all applicable information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review, 1 of 5 staff files reviewed indicated that not all of the required information was contained within each staff record. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), only 1 of 2 references were on file for Staff #3 (start date - 06/13/2016). 2. For Staff #4, 0 of 2 references were on file (start date - 12/08/2016).

Plan of Correction: Reference will be found and/or if needed rechecked and filed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were not maintained in a clean, and/or safe condition. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), within the Pre-K2 room: a. A large spot of peeling paint (approx. the size of a plate) was observed on the far classroom wall beneath the "paper grass" and "paper giraffe" taped to the wall. The spot was about 1 foot off the floor. b. The sink located in the girls bathroom has a faucet that sprays the water at an angle. The water bounces against the sink; splashing onto the floor. A small puddle was observed. This puddle could causing a slipping hazard. c. The door to the girls bathroom has a patched hole in which part of the patch has fallen out; allowing access to the children. 2. Within the AM Preschool room: Peeling paint was located on the far wall. There were two large spots by the back door of the classroom. 3. Within the Toddler room: a. 2 of 3 window blinds were observed to be broken. b. The changing pad appeared to be heavily soiled; displaying a dirty surface. 4. Outside on the two Playgrounds: a. Protruding nails were observed on the outer fence that boarders both playgrounds. These nails pose as a possible snagging hazard. b. Blue binding cords (previously wrapped around bales of hay) were exposed, sticking out of the ground. These remaining cords could now pose as tripping hazards on both playgrounds. c. There was a broken yellow oval on the far side of the climbing train as it faces the center. The edge of the oval appeared jagged with holes left in place where bolts previously were installed. 5. Children were using the preschool playground at the time of observation.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance will be contacted about all applicable areas and issues. Where applicable, staff will also address these areas.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on review and interview, 1 of 4 medications reviewed indicated that the medication to be given to a child did not have a current written authorization form. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), the written medication authorization form on file for medication to be administered for Child #11 had a duration date of "school year 2016 - 2017." 2. The current school year is 2017 - 2018. 3. The Director stated (during an interview conducted on the date of inspection) that there is a possibility that Child #11 may not becoming back to the center due to her drop-in status.

Plan of Correction: A new authorization shall be obtain, unless the child does not return. In this case, confirmation shall be obtained and the parent shall pick up this medication.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on observation, not all of the requirements were met with regards to sunscreen. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), sunscreen was observed in an unlocked cabinet within the Pre-K 2 room. 2. Although, sunscreen may be kept in a cabinet that is unlocked, the sunscreen was still accessible to children in care due to the storage of these containers on the bottom shelf. 3. The children on the date of inspection within this room were under five years of age.

Plan of Correction: The sunscreen containers will be moved to a higher shelf that is inaccessible to the children in care.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on review, the first aid kit did not contain all of the required supplies. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (09/05/2017), the following supplies were not available for review: tweezers, adhesive tape, and two triangular bandages. 2. This observation was confirmed on the date of inspection by the Center Director.

Plan of Correction: All missing supplies will be ordered and placed within the kit.


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