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Eliana Veira
115 Connemara Drive
Sterling, VA 20164
(703) 618-0736

Current Inspector: Kara Wright (703) 537-6241

Inspection Date: Oct. 22, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-111 Transportation
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.

Technical Assistance:
Consultation and technical assistance today included supervision in both rooms when using a baby monitor until a caregiver is available to be downstairs with the sleeping infants. To access the new on-line trainings, go to www.dss.virginia.gov and look under children and provider resources & training. Information about MAT classes and EMAT classes should have a link there.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conduct today from 11 am - 1:30pm. There were 11 children plus the child of an assistant present for 36 points with the provider and three assistants. I observed children playing outdoors; talking about plans for Halloween; singing; preparing for lunch and naptime. The new downstairs area for indoor play is very spacious and appears very child friendly with a variety of learning opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact me at brenda.kuhlman@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-B
Description: A review of records today found that there were no practice shelter-in-place drills done this year. Evidence: There was documentation of evacuations but no documentations of shelter-in-place drills.

Plan of Correction: We will have a shelter-in-place tomorrow and another in the spring.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A
Description: A review of staff training records today found that not all staff received the required amount of annual training (in addition to CPR/First Aid) this year. Evidence: Although the provider received 16 hours of training, the two assistant providers did not have documentation of over 5 hours of training.

Plan of Correction: We will take more on-line training this year.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-240-A
Description: During today's inspection, some electrical cords of the outdoor play area were observed to be accessible. Evidence: In two areas there were orange extension cords observed that were hanging, potentially accessible by standing on the bench below. The prongs of an unused electrical cord were observed to be accessible at foot level height today.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-500-C
Description: During today's inspection, it was noted that the outdoor playground equipment was placed on a hard surface with an insufficient amount of cushioning. Evidence: The climbing structure was placed on the wooden surface of the deck, with mats that were placed below the slide and stairs, but not protecting from falls from other areas of the structure.

Plan of Correction: We have more mats in the garage. I will put it out this afternoon.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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