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Herndon United Methodist Church Preschool
701 Bennett Street
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 435-5688

Current Inspector: Karen Dickens (571) 423-6978

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.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed new background check requirements and upcoming fingerprinting requirements. Discussed the building request for an increase from the current capacity of 100 to a capacity of 140 children. The center has ample space for the requested license modification.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 9:30am-11:15am. At the time of inspection, 56 children (three years through five years) were directly supervised by 10 staff and ratios were in compliance. The sample size consisted of 5 children records, 5 staff records, and 3 new staff records were reviewed. Children were observed during circle time, engaged in art projects and reading, preparing for snack, and outdoor play time. The Panda Classroom had a monarch butterfly habitat to observe. Handwashing procedures were also observed as children transitioned from the restroom to the classroom. There was an abundant supply of books, toys, and developmentally appropriate materials for the children. Area of non-compliance is identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector at megan.smith@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on review of staff records, 1 of 5 staff members did not have documentation of required orientation training by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: Staff #1 was missing a signed documentation of job orientation.

Plan of Correction: Corrected at the time of inspection.

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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