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Liliana Yemina Torres Serpa
6470 Fourth Street
Alexandria, VA 22312
(571) 505-6417

Current Inspector: Maria Robles-Lopez (703) 397-3827

Inspection Date: Nov. 20, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
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
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Technical Assistance:
The provider was given model forms today during the inspection and reviewed each one with the licensing inspector. The reqiuirements for children and home records for licensed programs are different from the ones required for permitted homes. It is recommended that the provider use the forms provided to ensure the provider has documented all required information

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, November 20, 2017 from 1:45pm until 2:50pm. There were a total of 5 children in care (14 Points) during the inspection. Children were observed to be napping and transitioning to from nap to a snack of crackers and applesauce toward the end of the inspection. Records were reviewed and model forms were provided to the provider to ensure all of the information required is collected. The home was clean and organized will an abundant supply of materials for children of the ages served.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-920
Description: Based on observation, the menu for the current one week period was not available. Evidence: The menu posted was for the current day only.

Plan of Correction: I will fix it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-960-E
Description: Based on observation, bottlers were not labeled with the child's full name and the date. Evidence: Two bottles belonging to different children were observed without a label to identify the owner or the date.

Plan of Correction: I will try and find labels that don't come off.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on record review, one child's file was incomplete. Evidence: Child 2's record did not contain the child's address, date of enrollment, the name, home address, and telephone number of each parent who has custody, name, office address and telephone number of the child's physician, the name, address and telephone number of two designated persons to contact in case of an emergency if the parent cannot be reached, Information on allergies and intolerance to food, medication, or any other substances, and actions to take in an emergency situation, the child's health insurance policy number, proof of the child's age and identity and the names and addresses of previously attended child day care and schools as required by 22 VAC 40-111-80, and the parent's signed acknowledgement of the family day home's policies.

Plan of Correction: I will make copies of the forms today and begin using them for all the children.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-250-A
Description: Based on observation, hanging cords were accesible to children under 5 years of age. Evidence: 1. In the childcare area a cord was plugged into the wall approximately 18 inches off the ground and followed the wall upwards and out the window. The cord was secured by the weight of the window sash causing the cord to remain taught and become a head entrapment hazard. 2. In the child care area an electrical cord for a phone was plugged into the wall approximately 18 inches off the ground and the cord followed the wall up to a ledge creating a situation where a child could pull the phone down onto themselves.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-530-A
Description: Based on observation, cots used for sleeping did not have linens consisting of a top cover and a bottom cover or a one-piece covering that is open on three edges. Evidence: Two children were observed sleeping on cots with only a blanket.

Plan of Correction: I will put something.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-530-G
Description: Based on observation, one child under two was observed using a pillow. Evidence: Child 2 was observed sleeping in a crib with a filled pillow.

Plan of Correction: I will talk to mom.

Standard #: VENDHOM-000-032-B
Description: Based on absorption, children seated in high chairs did not have a protective belt fastened. Evidence: One child was observed without a protective belt fastened while seated in a table with seats for toddlers built into the surface.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection.


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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