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KinderCare Learning Center #000540
8604 Pohick Road
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 455-7322

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sawyer (571) 835-0599

Inspection Date: Oct. 17, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Reviewed all current and upcoming changes to backgroun check procedures. All information regarding background check procedures will only be communicated via email. It is highly recommended that all staff complete and sign the revised Sworn Disclosure Statement.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today. There were 87 children in care, with a total of 11 staff members assigned to their direct supervision. Children's records, staff records, the indoor and outdoor physical plant, emergency preparedness items, and medications were inspected today. The Center Director was not present during this inspection. Today's exit interview was conducted with the current Assistant Director. The children were observed playing outside, creating leaf art, eating lunch, creating scrap paper art, building with magnet blocks, engaging in creative play, playing with musical instruments, and eating lunch during this inspection. The children were served macaroni and cheese with chicken, broccoli, mango, and milk for lunch today. This inspection was completed between approximately 9:45 am and 12:35 pm. Thank you for meeting with me today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please email me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children's records, it was determined that 7 records were not complete. Evidence: 1. Child record #1 and #2 do not include documentation showing that the parent has reviewed their child's file within the past year. 2. Child record #3 does not include each parent's work phone number. 3. Child record #4 and #5 do not include a physical exam for each child. 4. Child record #6 does not include each parent's work phone number, and documentation showing that the parent has reviewed the child's file within the past year. 5. Child record #7 does not include documentation of the child's date of withdrawal.

Plan of Correction: All files will be updated with the missing information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that the center was not able to provide a current fire inspection report. Evidence: The most recent fire permit expired on 1/31/17. There was no annual inspection documentation to verify that a fire inspection has been conducted since 1/31/17.

Plan of Correction: I will contact the fire marshall for our inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that one piece of equipment has not been maintained in a clean condition. Evidence: The refrigerator used to store the infant's bottles is dirty with crumbs.

Plan of Correction: The refrigerator will be wiped down today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-370-5
Description: Based on staff interviews and review of infant daily records, it was determined that one infant did not receive at least 30 minutes of tummy time yesterday. Evidence: The daily record for one infant shows a total of only 20 minutes of tummy time for Monday, October 16. This child entered care on this day.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure to record at least 30 minutes of daily tummy time.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-B
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that one child's crib was not identified for use by a specific child. Evidence: One infant crib was not labeled with the child's name.

Plan of Correction: The child entered care yesterday. The crib will be labeled today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that two diaper ointment products were on site without the required documentation. Evidence: One diaper ointment product in the Infant classroom, and one ointment in the Toddler classroom were on site without an authorization form signed by the parent.

Plan of Correction: Each parent will be reminded to take the ointment home or fill out the authorization form.


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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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