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KinderCare Learning Center #000002
4616 Minor Lane
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 941-6424

Current Inspector: Shahana Green (571) 423-6735

Inspection Date: Sept. 18, 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.
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)
VENDSUB-000 PHYSICAL PLANT

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 8:30am-3:00pm. At the time of entrance, 40 children were in care with 10 staff members present. Children were observed during snack time, engaged in group activities and outdoor play time. A selection of staff and children records, medications and other documents were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at Stacy.Doyle@dss.virginia.gov 571-835-0386.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, Four children's records did not have complete information. Evidence: 1. Child F is missing the child's physical and immunization record and has been enrolled more than 30 days. 2. Child K is missing one Parents Name, home address, home phone number, work number and place of employment. 3. Child L is missing one parents home address, work number and one Emergency Contact address. .

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents form the information and update their files.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to maintain equipment inside and outside in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. In the Two Year Old Classroom, the children's home living sink had a screw sticking straight up where the children were playing. 2. In the Three Year Old Classroom, the children's home living sink had a missing part on the right side that created a hole and could cause a finger entrapment. 3. On the playground, there was a bike with a broken front tire that was falling off. 4. On the Toddler playground, there was a pushing cart that had wheels with cracks and holes in it. 5. On the Toddler Playground, there was a pushing play mower with a jagged broken piece on it.

Plan of Correction: I removed them immediately and will throw them in the trash.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances were not kept in a locked place. Evidence: 1. In the vacant school age classroom, there were three bottles of cleaning material that was under the sink in an unlocked cabinet.

Plan of Correction: It was locked immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-F
Description: Based on review of non-prescription medication, medications were not kept in the original container with the direction label attached. Evidence: 1. Child F had two non-prescription medications that were not kept in the original container with the direction label attached.

Plan of Correction: I will send them home today and explain to parents if they would like us to continue, it must be in the original container.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on review of prescription medication, the center did not obtain all necessary items to administer prescription medication. Evidence: 1. Child I and Child J had medications labeled with their name on it, but did not current written authorization forms from the parents or guardians to give the medication.

Plan of Correction: I will have the parents fill out a form today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on review of medication and interview with the director, when an authorization for medication expires, the center did not dispose of the medication. Evidence: 1. Child G and Child H had non-prescription medications labeled with their name on it, but did not have a current authorization forms on file. The Director stated the two children are no longer here. 2. Child I had a non-prescription medication labeled with child's name on it, but did not have a current authorization form on file for the medication.

Plan of Correction: I will notify the parent that the medication needs to be picked up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on review of sunscreen, the center did not obtain parent's written authorization for sunscreen. Evidence: 1. Child A, Child B and Child C had a sunscreen labeled with their name on it in the two year old classroom, but did not have a written authorization form.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents to fill out the form or will ask the parents to take it home.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on review of diaper ointments and creams, the center did not obtain written authorization from the parent to apply diaper ointment or cream. Evidence: 1. In the Two Year old room, 9 diaper ointments and creams were labeled with a child's name on it, but did not have written authorization forms from the guardian or parent. 2. In the Infant Classroom, 3 diaper ointments and creams were labeled with a child's name on it, but did not have written authorization forms from the guardian or parent.

Plan of Correction: I will ask for written authorization today or it will be sent home today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-D
Description: Based on review of insect repellents, the center did not obtain written authorization from the parent to apply insect repellent. Evidence: 1. Child A, Child D and Child E had insect repellent labeled with the child's name on it in the Two year old Classroom, but did not have written authorization from the parent or guardian.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents to fill out the authorization form or take the inspect repellent home.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on observation, one staff member did not have documentation of the criminal history record check within 30 days. Evidence: 1. The Director stated Staff A's criminal record check had been sent and returned to the facility, but could not find the documentation. The staff member has been employed more than 30 days.

Plan of Correction: I will send off for it immediately.

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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