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Saint Rita School
3801 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22305
(703) 548-1888

Current Inspector: Karen Dickens (571) 423-6978

Inspection Date: Oct. 5, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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:
Discussed with center management, background check requirements as well as submitting renewal application prior to expiration. Discussed the implementation of a system to develop accurate and complete staff records.

A renewal inspection was conducted between 7:30 am to 9:45 am. During the inspection, 16 children were present with 1 staff. Children were observed transitioning into the extended day program. They were also observed engaging in quiet activities, socializing and finishing breakfast from home. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact me at 571-835-4718 or email at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, three of five staff did not personnel records. Evidence: Staff 1 and Staff 2 (date of hire: 8/28/17) and staff 3 (date of hire: 9/25/17) were missing a completed personnel record including an emergency contact and 2 reference checks. Based on record review, two out of five staff had incomplete reference checks. Evidence: Staff # 4 was missing two written reference checks and staff # 5 was missing 1 reference checks.

Plan of Correction: We will get all the missing information by Tuesday.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on record review, 3 of 5 staff records did not contain a record of orientation by the end of the first day of assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: Staff #1 and Staff #2 hired 8/28/2017 ad Staff #3 hired 9/25/2017 did not have an orientation form documenting that the center's policies and procedures had been reviewed by the first day of assuming job responsibilities.

Plan of Correction: We will all documentation on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on observation, medication was not returned to the parent within 14 days following the end of school. Evidence: Child # 1's emergency medication was not returned to parent or disposed off by the center after his last day of school (June 15, 2016). Medication was found in the center's lock box during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: We will dispose of the medicine

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on record review, center did not maintain written documentation of a monthly evacuation drill. Evidence: Evacuation drill for September was not recorded on the monthly log.

Plan of Correction: We will record the fire drill on the log

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-F
Description: Based on observation, 911 or local dial number for police, fire and emergency medical services shall be posted in a visible place at each telephone. Evidence: The emergency numbers listed did not include the emergency medical numbers.

Plan of Correction: Number was added during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on record review, two of two injury reports were incomplete. Evidence: The program's injury report is missing documentation of (future action to prevent recurrence).

Plan of Correction: Remind them of adding the information on the form or revise the form.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, 3 of 3 staff background checks are incomplete. Evidence: Staff #1 and Staff #2 are missing a Sworn Disclosure Statement prior to the first day of employment (8/28/2017) as well as completed Central Registry and Criminal Record Checks sent within 7 days of employment and returned within 30 days. Staff at the Center stated that the Central Registry and Criminal Record check were mailed 9/28/2017. Staff #3 is missing a Sworn Disclosure Statement prior to the first day of employment (9/25/2017).

Plan of Correction: All missing paperwork will be added to the files. You will review new sworn disclosure statements with all staff.


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