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KinderCare Learning Center #1232
11875 Lake Newport Road
Reston, VA 20194
(703) 742-0494

Current Inspector: Kara Wright (703) 537-6241

Inspection Date: April 18, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
32.1 Report by person other than physician
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:
To simplify your medication records, the licensing medication forms are accessible on We also discussed physical environment, record keeping and medications.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:30 am - 2 pm. There were 49 children present today with 11 staff. I observed children at play outdoors, eating lunch, and preparing for naptime. If you have any questions, please contact me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of six children's files today, the following were not present. Child # 2 did not have an annual update (last dated 9/14.)

Plan of Correction: I will and audit and complete all child files as soon as possible.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review today, there was some information missing from staff records. Evidence: Of five records reviewed, Staff # 2 did not have proof of qualifciations to be lead staff and two references were not available.

Plan of Correction: I began auditing all staff files and they will be done by 4/27.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation during today's inspection, there were areas not maintained in a clean, safe, operable condition. Evidence: Outdoors- There was a loose gate around an air conditioning unit on one side. There were several areas in the wood boards where there was splintering, five protruding nails , cracked, sharp water spigots at child height, and one protruding bolt. There was peeling paint observed on doors at child height. A pretend kitchen was missing bolts, leaving the back panel falling off. There were areas of worn grass which had plastic webbing showing through, creating a tripping hazard. Indoors: There was some broken moulding around one of the children's sinks. A mophead, dustpin and broom were observed in the back of a child's crib, with the dustpin near the top of the crib.

Plan of Correction: I will take pictures and put in order to dispatch the facilities tech to repair these things. A work order will be made to landscaping, The toy kitchen will be removed. Indoors: Moulding - work order will be made. Broom, mop and dustpan were removed and they will be stored in a closet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation during today's inspection, some hazardous substances were observed to not be kept in a locked place with an inaccessible key as required. Evidence: In the Discovery Preschool, a low cabinet was partially open where teacher's supplies included a bottle of white out; the kitchen where cleaning chemicals were observed in unlocked areas was open with a key in the door. The Sprinkler Room also had a key in the door.

Plan of Correction: Teacher's supplies will be placed elsewhere, and keys will be kept on hooks.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based on observation during today's inspection, staff did not always ensure children's care, protection and guidance. Evidence: While on the playground, four children were observed climbing on a play structure while each carrying a hula hoop and going up the slide chute without being corrected for almost five minutes. Two children were observed carrying hula hoops on their arms while riding tricycles and this was not corrected.

Plan of Correction: I will retrain staff today and tomorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B
Description: Based on observation and staff confirmation during today's inspection, there were not an adequate amount of age and stage appropriate materials for the school age room. Evidence: There were only books, writing materials and blocks available.

Plan of Correction: I just placed an order for $1500 worth of equipment last week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based a review of records and staff confirmation during today's inspection, there were not monthly evacuation drills as required. Evidence: There were no fire drills in March.

Plan of Correction: We will do extra drills to make up for the missing one.


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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