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KinderCare Learning Center #1542
1802 Old Reston Avenue
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 709-8416

Current Inspector: Maria Soto (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: April 23, 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)

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 11:00am-3:30pm. There were 68 children (infants-5yrs.) directly supervised by 17 staff. The physical plant, 5 staff records, 6 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, playing with small manipulative toys, napping and eating lunch. Diapering and hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was an abundant supply of materials for the children. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Maria Soto at or (571) 835-5058.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on Based on record review, documentation of an immunization update (once every six months for children under the age of two years) was not obtained for a child in care. Evidence: Child#7 has an immunization record on file that was last updated on 4/6/2017. Child#8 has an immunization record on file that was last updated on 1/30/2017.

Plan of Correction: We requested immunization record updates last week from all parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not have complete children's records. Evidence: Child#5's record did not have proof of identification verification. Child#6's record is missing the father's work telephone number.

Plan of Correction: We will reach out to the parents to provide the information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: In the toddler's classroom a bottle of floor cleaner, and all purpose cleaner were observed in an unlocked closet. In the two's classroom a container of baby powder that the manufacturer has labeled: "keep out of the reach of children" was observed on a lower shelf of an unlocked closet.

Plan of Correction: We will place a lock on that door tomorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C
Description: Based on observation, and staff interviews, ratios were not maintained in the toddler's classroom. Evidence: The toddler's classroom had 5 children with one staff member during the inspection. Upon checking ages of children in the classroom, it was determined that child#3 and child#4 were 15 months of age, which required the group to go by the infants to 16 months old ratio of 4 to 1.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure that an additional teacher is in the classroom until the children turn 16 months old.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on review of medications, it was determined that medications were not maintained in accordance with procedures. Evidence: Child#1 has an emergency prescription medications on-site without a medication authorization form completed and signed by the parent and the physician. Child#2 has an emergency medication on-site that does not match the medication listed on the authorization form. The physician signed medication authorization form lists Epipen Jr. as the medicine authorized. The medication present is a generic Epinephrine 0.3 mg.

Plan of Correction: We will provide parents with an authorization form today and we will have them update the information for the medication.


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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