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Shaista Mirza
6803 Blue Slate Court
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 660-1688

Current Inspector: Eureka Nance (703) 638-5968

Inspection Date: Jan. 24, 2017

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the following standards: operational responsibilities, care of children, and physical environment and equipment.

Comments:
A complaint investigation was conducted today in response to allegation received by office regarding the physical environment and equipment. Based upon observations made, documentation reviewed, and interview, the preponderance of evidence supports the allegation; therefore, the complaint is deemed to be valid. Other violations, not related to the complaint, were also cited. The exit interview was conducted with the Provider. If you have any questions regarding today's inspection, please contact Ana Dally at (703) 577-0270 or anailim.dally@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based upon observations made, a child's record was incomplete. Evidence: Child C's record did not contain the name, address, and telephone number of a second emergency contact (Date of enrollment (DOE); 01/03/2017).

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-90-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed and observations, the provider did not obtain documentation of a child's immunizations before the child attended the family day home. Evidence: One of the two children's records reviewed did not contain immunizations records (Child C; DOE 01/03/2017). Child C was present during today's inspection.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-480-D
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based upon observations made, equipment used by children was not used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Evidence: On January 18, 2017, Child A (6 months) was placed in a car seat while she was swaddled by Caregiver #1, the car seat was placed in the living room near the front entrance of the family day home as the Caregiver waited for the parents to pick up the child. Child A was then buckled and another blanket was placed on top of the child. Car seats are manufactured for protection during travel and not as a replacement for chairs or sitting equipment.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-540-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based upon observations made, an infant swing was not used according to the manufacturer's instruction and when occupied by a child, a safety strap was not used and securely fastened. Evidence: During today's inspection, an infant was observed in a swing and the safety strap was not used and securely fastened.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-680-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based upon observations made, caregivers did not ensure that children's hands were washed with liquid soap and warm running water after diapering. Evidence: A caregiver was observed during the diapering of Child B. After the caregiver was done diapering the child, Child B joined her friends to play in the children's playroom and the caregiver did not ensure her hands were washed.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-690-D
Complaint related: No
Description: Based upon observations made, the diapering surface was not sanitized after each use. Evidence: The diapering surface was not sanitized after it was used by Child B.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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