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Harenet Semere
5600 Brookland Court
Alexandria, VA 22310
(571) 275-8561

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: April 9, 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 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Technical Assistance:
Provided the phone number for OBI, the provider obtained the fieldprint code during this inspection. The Inspector will email the provider the children forms, attendance record form, fire drill form, emergency preparedness form and child physical and immunization record. Discussed the changes to the background checks, they are all good for 5 years now. Reviewed the point system for children. Reviewed proper diapering and hand washing, including labeling diaper creams and keeping them out of reach of children. Discussed that the Fairfax county permit forms for children do not include all the state requirements, the provider will use the State model forms.

An announced initial inspection was conducted today between the hours of 9:00 am through 12:00. There were a total of 3 children (including the provider's own child) (10 points) with 1 caregiver. A total of 3 children's files and 2 staff/household member's files were reviewed. The house was inspected, the childcare is in the lower level of the home. Four cribs were inspected and meet the crib requiremnts. The children were engaged in the following: toy play, books, painting, diapering and blocks. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at or 703-209-3521.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-760-A
Description: Based on observation, the provider has not obtained a complete first aid kit. Evidence: Triangular bandages were missing from the first aid kit.

Plan of Correction: I will buy triangular bandages.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-770
Description: Based on observation, the provider has not purchased a weather band radio. Evidence: The provider stated that she has not purchased a weather band radio.

Plan of Correction: I will buy a weather band radio.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-800-A
Description: Based on record review, the provider does not have a complete emergency preparedness and response plan. Evidence: The provider has a Fairfax County emergency plan but does not contain all the state requirements.

Plan of Correction: I will complete the State emergency preparedness plan.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-50-A
Description: Based on record review, the family day home does not have a record of attendance for each child in care. Evidence: There is no record of attendance for the 2 children in care.

Plan of Correction: I will complete the daily attendance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on record review, children records do not contain all the required information. Evidence: Child #1, #2 and #3 record do not have the following; 2 emergency contact name, address and phone number, medical insurance name and policy number, proof of birth, authorization for emergency care, info for parent form, physical health form.

Plan of Correction: I will have the parents complete the Child record form.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-70-A
Description: Based on record review, the parents have not been provided the required information before the child's first day of attendance. Evidence: Child #1, #2 and #3 have not been provided information about medication policy, and liability insurance .

Plan of Correction: I will have the parents complete the required forms.


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.