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Martia Clark
3303 Collard Street
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 373-3735

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: May 21, 2018

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Technical Assistance:
1. All children, including the provider's own children, ages 12 years old and under count in the licensed capacity.

Comments:
5/21/18 - 2:43-3:25pm on-site to conduct an unannounced investigation into allegations of the provider's residency in the home, and a lack of supervision of the children. Records reviewed, interviews conducted, and observations made. There was no evidence found that would indicate the provider is not living in the home therefore this portion of the investigation is deemed to be not valid. There was a preponderance of evidence to support a lack of supervision, therefore this portion of the investigation is deemed to be valid. Questions may be referred to: pamela.sneed@dss.virgina.gov 6/5/18 - Report issued to vendor.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-40-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on records reviewed and interview conducted, it was determined that the maximum licensed capacity of 12 children was exceeded on 8 days between 4/16/18-5/21/18. [Photos #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, and #6] Evidence: 1. On 4/17/18, 14 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 5 years old. 2. On 4/18/18, 13 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 5 years old. 3. On 4/19/18, 13 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 5 years old. 4. On 4/25/18, 13 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 4 years old. 5. On 5/2/18, 13 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 5 years old. 6. On 5/9/18, 13 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 5 years old. 7. On 5/10/18, 13 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 5 years old. 8. On 5/15/18, 14 children were in care, ranging in age from 7 months old - 5 years old. 9. The provider acknowledged that on some days there have been more than 12 children in care.

Plan of Correction: Part-time parents were notified that during the coming preschool year, their child will only be accepted on the days listed in the contract and that they are responsible for transportation on the other days. done [sic]

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-570-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on records reviewed and observations made, it was determined that ratios were not maintained for approximately 41 minutes today, and the maximum allowance of 16 points per caregiver was exceeded. Evidence: 1. At approximately 2:19pm, the inspector observed the provider leaving the home and driving away. 2. At approximately 2:43pm, the inspector entered the home and determined that Assistant #1 was working alone and supervising 12 children ranging in ages 6 months - 5 years old, and totaling 27 points. 3. At approximately 3:00pm, the provider returned to the home, after Assistant #1 called her and speaking with the inspector on the phone. 4. At approximately 3:01pm, Assistant #2 returned to the home from her break.

Plan of Correction: Once I was notified that only childcare centers, not family day homes, were allowed to be over ratio during naptime we adjusted our breaks to be in compliance done [sic]

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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