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Children's Place
860 Dranesville Road
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 437-8884

Current Inspector: Mary J. Wizbicki (703) 479-4707

Inspection Date: March 5, 2018

Complaint Related: No

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

Today an unannounced Monitoring Inspection took place between the hours of 10:20am and 2:00pm. At the start of the inspection there were a total of 47 children with 10 staff; all ratios were incompliance. A total of 4 children?s files and 4 staff files were reviewed. The children were observed having circle time, practicing writing their numbers and other organized activities. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at Thank you for your cooperation during this inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on record review, updated immunizations were not obtain every six months for children under the age of two. Evidence: Child #1 (21 months) most recent immunizations are dated 10/31/2016.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents to provide this for us.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain subsequent tuberculosis (TB) test results every two years. Evidence: Staff #2 most recent TB test results are dated 8/26/2015. Staff #3 most recent TB test results are dated 7/23/2015.

Plan of Correction: I will tell them today so that they can go and get the test done.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's records did not contain all required information. Evidence: Child #2 file did not contain documentation that the child's proof of age and identity has been reviewed. Child #3 file did not contain documentation of two emergency contacts.

Plan of Correction: I will let these parents know today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on record review, staff did not receive orientation training by the end of their first day assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: Staff #1 (date of hire: 4/3/2013) file did not contain documentation of having received orientation.

Plan of Correction: We will tell her to come in early tomorrow and we will do it then.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the ratio of one staff member to every five children was not followed in the Toddler classroom. Evidence: At the start of the inspection, there was 1 teacher with 9 toddlers in the toddler classroom.

Plan of Correction: We will reminder the teachers to not leave the classroom without someone in the room covering them.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-E
Description: Based on observation, there was not at least 12 inches of space between occupied cribs. Evidence: At the time of the inspection, there were three occupied cribs in a row along with windows that were all against each other from head-to-toe.

Plan of Correction: I will tell them verbally now and remind them that they need 12 inches between occupied cribs.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation, proper hand washing was not practiced. Evidence: During the inspection, two infants were observed having their diapers changed. The children's hands were not washed after their diaper change.

Plan of Correction: We will tell the teachers today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, disposable diapers are not able to be disposed of in such a way that neither the staff member's hand nor the soiled diaper touches an exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: The diaper disposal cans in the infant and toddler classrooms required the teachers to use their hands to open the lid.

Plan of Correction: We will buy new trash cans.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-A
Description: Based on observation, over-the-counter skin products were kept beyond the expiration date. Evidence: Child #1 diaper ointment expired 10/2017. Child #5 skin lotion expired 10/2017

Plan of Correction: We will send these home with the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, infant bottles were not labeled with today's date and/or a child's name. Evidence: The refrigerator in the infant classroom contained 3 bottles that did not contain a name or date, and 4 bottles that did not contain a date.

Plan of Correction: We will send out an email reminding the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on record review and interview, one staff record did not contain documentation of a successful completion of background checks within 30 days of employment. Evidence: Staff #4 (date of hire: 12/11/2017) did not have documentation of a completed CPS check on file. The center Director has confirmed that the CPS check has not yet been returned and she did not follow-up with the Office of Background Investigations to inquired about the results of the check.

Plan of Correction: We will call the main office.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on record review, one staff member had an unsatisfactory sworn disclosure statement. Evidence: Staff #4 completed a sworn disclosure statement on 12/3/2017. This staff member completed an expired form which does not ask the employee if they have lived outside of the state of Virginia within the last 5 years. New sworn disclosure statements have been required as of 7/1/2017.

Plan of Correction: We will have everyone fill out the new form tomorrow.


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