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Elizabeth Tsamah
4207 Main Street
Alexandria, VA 22309
(703) 347-7390

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date:

Complaint Related: No

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the provider did not document emergency evacuation drills monthly. Evidence: The last documented fire drill was dated 12/2017. The provider states that she has done additional drills but doesn't know where the log is.

Plan of Correction: I have done it through April, but I don't know where I put it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on record review, children's records did not contain all required information. Evidence: Child #1, Child #3 and Child #4's files did not contain the children's first date of attendance. Child #1, Child #2 and Child #3's files did not contain documentation of a review of emergency contact information within the last year. Child #3 file did not contain a street address for their second emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: I will call the parents and let them know.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-90-A
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not obtain documentation of adequate immunizations after a child's sixth birthday. Evidence: Child #3 is seven years old and their most recent documented immunizations are dated 9/28/2012.

Plan of Correction: I'm going to call them to get that for me this week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-240-A
Description: Based on observations, areas of the outside play area are not kept in a safe condition. Evidence: The backyard is covered with a green turf material. Several areas of the turf are rippled and worn causing tripping hazards.

Plan of Correction: I have furniture that will pull it it straight and nail it down so that the wind won't blow it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-280
Description: Based on observation, potentially poisonous substances were not stored in an area inaccessible to children. Evidence: At the start of the inspection, there is a large closet that is open in the entrance to the family day home. A shelf in the closet contains several cleaning agents. The cleaning materials are accessible to the child in care.

Plan of Correction: I will keep that door closed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-680-B
Description: Based on observation, children's hands were not washed with running water. Evidence: Prior to eating lunch, one child was observed having their hands washed in a bucket with soap and water.

Plan of Correction: I thought because they are small that it is okay. I will send the small ones to the sink.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not have the most recent inspection summary and violation notice posted. Evidence: When asked about the findings from the most recent inspection, the provider was able to locate the last inspection summary and violation notice that was stored in a binder.

Plan of Correction: Okay. I can do that.

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.

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