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Miryam Galarza
4507 Venable Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 982-2900

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: March 14, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
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
22VAC40-111 Transportation
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Comments:
Today an unannounced monitoring visit was conducted with the Provider. This visit took place in the morning between 9:45-12 there were 4 children with the Provider for a total of 12 points within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed having morning free play, painting, riding a indoor horse, lunch and nap time. Positive interactions were observed during this inspection. A complete inspection of the physical plant, children and provider records, fire drill log, attendance, and emergency procedures. If you have any questions, please e-mail me at Mayasah,Thomas@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-900-B
Description: Based on observation, a child was observed drinking while walking. Evidence: Upon arrival, a child had a sippy cup with water in the hand while walking/playing in childcare area.

Plan of Correction: Provider immediately had child sit at table.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-430-B
Description: Based on observation of physical plant, the provider did not have safety gate secured to prevent access to stair opening. Evidence: Upon arrival, the gate in the kitchen to prevent access to the basement stairs were found not securely fastened and the basement door with access to the stairs was found open.

Plan of Correction: Provider immediately closed the gate and the basement door. Provider stated that she opened the door to let the inspector in and forgot to close the gate. Provider will make sure the gate is closed and basement door is closed.

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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