Capital Kids Preschool & Learning Center
8758 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718
Inspection Date: March 16, 2018
Complaint Related: Yes
- Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
- Technical Assistance:
Discussed with center management the requirements for mandated reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect within 24 hours.
An unannounced complaint inspection was conducted in response to a complaint that was received by the licensing office on 3/13/18. Staff interviews were conducted with staff regarding allegations of forbidden actions of staff flicking a child on mouth with her fingers. The information gathered during this investigation supports the allegations, so the complaint is determined to be valid. If you have any questions you may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 571-835-4718.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-410-1 Complaint related: Yes Description: Based on staff interview, staff used forbidden actions towards children in care. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 stated that on 3/9/18 she saw Staff # 2 "flick" Child # 1 on the upper lip. Child # 1 is two years of age. 2. Staff # 1 stated that on 3/8/18 she observed Staff # 2 "bop" Child # 2 on the back of his head with her hand. Staff # 1 demonstrated what she meant by "bop", as similar to a slap on the back of the head. 3. Staff # 1 stated that on 3/8/18 she had also seen Staff # 2 "flick" Child # 3 on the lips with her finger. Child # 3 is two years of age. Plan of Correction: Upon immiediate notification of this to Director, Staff # 2 was put on leave and subsequently terminated effective 3/9/18.
A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.