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Annandale Preschool Association
8410 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 978-6127

Current Inspector: Kara Wright (703) 537-6241

Inspection Date: April 10, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
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)

Technical Assistance:
Consultation was given on the new background requirements for finger printing, a revised Sworn Statement (SDS) for new staff hired after 7/1/2017 and requesting out-of-state Central Registry checks for staff who have lived outside of Virginia within the last five years. The model SDS form is online at VA DSS as well as a link to the Adam Walsh site to assist with out-of-state central registry forms. VA DSS will be paying for initial child care finger print checks until 9/30/2018. Each facility must establish a point of contact with VA DSS. All questions regarding facility codes should be directed to OBI at 804-726-7884. Eligibility letters will be sent out by e-mail and staff may not be hired until the completed letter is received. Please read, review, and respond to all correspondences regarding the fingerprint roll out.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 9:30am-11:15am. There were 32 children directly supervised by 7 staff and parent volunteers. The physical plant, 5 staff records, 5 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in a word-working activity, creating spin art, painting lady bugs, story time and sensory play. Smooth transitions were observed as children went outdoors to play. There was an abundant supply of materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Kara Wright at kara,wright@dss.virginia.gov or 703-537-6241.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations, equipment outside on the playground was not maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: Upon observation of the playground there was a crack on the top of caterpillar and cracked sharp edges along the bottom of it's mouth. A soccer ball was observed to be torn with hanging pieces, which could be a choking hazard.

Plan of Correction: The director will evaluate the playground and make repairs or replace equipment. The soccer was removed the day of the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation not all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: In the Dragonflies classroom water conditioner for the fish tank was located in the upper cabinet unlocked. Water conditioner stated keep out of reach of children.

Plan of Correction: Director stated she will lock up the cabinet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation of the playground, resilient surfacing did not comply with minimum safety standards. Evidence: Upon inspection of the playground, concrete was obvious and protruding from the ground under the center of the see-saw

Plan of Correction: Director will have the mulch raked to cover the concrete.

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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