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

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: Dec. 6, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
VENDHOM-000 Administration
VENDHOM-000 Caregiver Qualifications and Training
VENDHOM-000 Physical Plant
VENDHOM-000 Caregivers and Supervision
VENDHOM-000 Programs
VENDHOM-000 Special Care Provisions & Emergencies

Comments:
A Subsidy Health and Safety monitoring inspection was conducted on 12/6/2017 to review supplemental health and safety requirements. This inspection began at 11:20am and ended at 2:00pm. There were 1 staff with 3 children at the time of the visit. At the start of the inspection, children were observed napping then having lunch. Children's files, emergency preparedness procedures, fire drill log were reviewed. The physical plant and playground were inspected. There were no medications on site at this time. A licensing inspection was also conducted on this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email with questions at: whitney.mcgrath@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-006-B
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not document arrival and departure times of the children as required. Evidence: When reviewing attendance records, it was observed that the provider does not record the times that the children arrive and depart.

Plan of Correction: I will start doing that today.

Standard #: VENDHOM-000-012-A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the provider did not complete the required Virginia Pre-Service Training for Child Care Staff. Evidence: The provider did not have record of completing the Virginia Pre-Service Training. The provider states that she has not completed the training because she did not know the web site to complete the training.

Plan of Correction: I will do it.

Standard #: VENDHOM-000-029-B-5
Description: Based on record review and interview, the provider had not established a lockdown procedure. Evidence: The providers emergency preparedness plan did not include a lockdown procedure. The provider confirmed that she had not yet established a procedure.

Plan of Correction: I will make a plan.

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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