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Bright Mind Preschool
322 N. Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 928-0591

Current Inspector: Stephanie Salvatori (571) 389-0980

Inspection Date: March 8, 2018

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
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)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:30am-1:15pm. At the time of inspection, 12 children (two years through five years) were directly supervised by 3 staff and ratios were in compliance. Children were observed transitioning from the playground and engaged in writing and drawing activities. Staff were up to date in CPR and First Aid training and a staff member was on site with Daily Health Observation training. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 calendar days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector at megan.smith@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E
Description: Based on observation and document review, the center failed to comply with the terms of the current license issued by the department. Evidence: 1. On the date of inspection (March 8, 2018), two children were observed in care under the age of 2 1/2 years old. Child #1 and child #2 have been in attendance at the center since December 2017. 2. Child #3 was enrolled at the center in December 2017 and did not reach 2 1/2 years of age until February 2018.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas of the center were not maintained as required. Evidence: In the bathroom, a hole approximately 1 1/2 inches in width was found in the drywall.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to cover all unused electrical outlets accessible to children under five years of age with child-resistant protective covers. Evidence: An outlet in the reading area and in the second classroom were observed without protective covers.

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.

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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