4311 Birchlake Ct.
Alexandria, VA 22309
Current Inspector: Maria Robles-Lopez (703) 397-3827
Inspection Date: Jan. 5, 2016
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
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
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
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:
1. Food substitutions should be noted on the menu promptly. 2. Points (for each child) should be calculated to ensure each caregiver does not exceed 16 points when the groups are split and doing activities on different levels of the home. 3.
Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection. Observed 13 children = 26 points with the Provider + Assistant #1. The licensed capacity was exceeded today. Supervision of children was constant. Staffing has remained consistent for approximately 3 1/2 years, and the caregivers demonstrated an understanding of each child. Children were observed having indoor free play time, computer time, washing hands, eating snack, drawing, and having circle time. The children were divided into younger and older groups for circle time. Behavior management showed some improvement from the last inspection, but presented as challenging for the Provider at times. Children were observed yelling and hitting one another repeatedly. Snack served: yogurt, apples, and water. The home was found to be clean and sufficiently supplied with toys and equipment for the children. Both caregivers are currently trained in First Aid/CPR, and both obtained the required annual training hours. No medications reported to be on-site. Required documents were posted. Record keeping was in compliance. Inspection completed 10:25-11:40am.
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-50-C Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that that information about children was not maintained in a confidential manner. Evidence: The Supplemental Information page of the 8/5/15 inspection report was posted on the bulletin board for public viewing. This document included identifying information of two children. The following statement was written on the posted document: "Information found on the Supplemental Information page is confidential and this document is not to be posted in the facility." Plan of Correction: Enrollment is for 12 children but due to a emergency situation Assistant child was present today. Enrollment is back to 12 from today.
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-320-B Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that an electrical outlet did not have a protective cover. Evidence: An outlet located to the left of the kitchen sink did not have a protective cover. Children were observed washing their hands at this sink during the inspection. Plan of Correction: Protective cover was in place during inspection
Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-A-4 Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that the number of children in care today exceeded the maximum permitted. Evidence: A total of 13 children were present today, while the maximum licensed capacity is 12 children. Plan of Correction: It was a overlook, However copy will be taken in future [sic]
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