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Grasshopper Green and Kenwood School
4955 Sunset Lane
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 256-4711

Current Inspector: Stacy Doyle (571) 835-0386

Inspection Date: Feb. 26, 2018

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)

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:42 am-2:15pm. At the time of entrance, 93 children were in care with 21 staff members present. Children were observed during circle time, 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 571-835-0386.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas and equipment of the center, outside were not maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. The playground gate was difficult to open and shut. 2. At the bottom of the rock wall, there is a half circle stake sticking out of the ground.

Plan of Correction: I will report it to the maintenance division to have repaired by tommorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides were not be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1. In the Two's classroom bathroom, there were 3 clorox wipe containers in a higher unlocked open cabinet above the sink and one clorox wipe containers in a closed unlocked cabinet that had a hook eye. 2. In the Three's classroom, there were 5 disinfecting sprays and 1 clorox wipe containers in a higher unlocked cabinet with a hook eye. 3. In the Fours classroom, the bathroom in the hall that the children use had an unlocked cabinet with 3 all purpose cleaners and 3 clorox disinfecting wipe containers.

Plan of Correction: I will replace the hooks with a lock or replace with child safety sliders to go over knobs. The cleaners were moved to a locked closet for the time being.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-C
Description: Based on observation, play equipment used by children did not meet all the requirements. Evidence: 1. The blue base swing set had 3 swings with S-hooks that were open more than the thickness of a penny. 2. The red base swing set had 2 swings withS-hooks that were open more than the thickness of a penny. 3. The red boat play structure had one stake protruding out of the ground.

Plan of Correction: This will be fixed today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observation, all medication was not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1. When checking medication in the four year old room, Child A's medication was inside a tote bag in a cabinet in a safety sack, but it was not zipped closed.

Plan of Correction: The teacher zipped it immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review and interview with the Director, the center did not implement a minimum of two shelter-in-place practice drills per year for the most likely to occur scenarios. Evidence: 1. The center implemented one shelter in place drill on 5/18/2017, but did not implement a 2nd shelter in place drill in 2017.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure two shelter in place drills are implemented this year.


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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