6213 Thomas Drive
Springfield, VA 22150
Current Inspector: Leah Pagala (703) 537-6757
Inspection Date: Jan. 30, 2018
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
VENDHOM-000 Caregiver Qualifications and Training
VENDHOM-000 Physical Plant
VENDHOM-000 Caregivers and Supervision
VENDHOM-000 Special Care Provisions & Emergencies
VENDHOM-000 Special Services
- Technical Assistance:
1. Reviewed paperwork requirements and regulations. Encouraged the vendor to get help with completing the paperwork.
10:00am-12:10pm Conduct an announced initial subsidy inspection. There were no children present, though the vendor said one child attends part-time periodically. There was one adult household member present.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-005-B Description: Based on interview conducted, it was determined that there was not a hard copy record of daily attendance of children in care. Evidence: The vendor stated that although she has been caring for one child, she has not kept a record of attendance for the child. The date of enrollment for Child #1 - 2/2/16. Plan of Correction: Attendance form reviewed during inspection. Vendor said she will fill it out everyday.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-006-B Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 1 children's records did not include required information. Evidence: Child #1 - The parents (2) name, address, and phone number for home and work were left blank; there were no authorized individuals to pick up the child listed; there was not an emergency contact name, address + phone number; the sick child policy form was not signed; the emergency authorization form was blank; and there was not written permission to transport the child in the car. Plan of Correction: The vendor said the parent did not fill out paperwork well, and because she (the vendor) does not read English it is hard for her to do. She will ask the parent to fill out the papers again and sign them all.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-010-B Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 1 children's records did not include immunizations every 6 months until the child is 2 years old. Evidence: Child #1 - Date of birth 8/8/15, and immunizations were dated November 2016. Plan of Correction: The vendor will ask the parent for new immunization records.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-011-A Description: Based on interview conducted, it was determined that the vendor did not read or understand English sufficiently to communicate with the inspector. Evidence: The vendor said she does not read English, and has difficulty understanding English. This was further evident today when reviewing paperwork requirements and for example, the vendor did not know where she was to sign the form; and when reviewing other operational requirements, she was not able to demonstrate an understanding of what was explained to her. Plan of Correction: The vendor said she will ask OFC to help her understand the requirements because she is not able to read the regulations, and she will ask someone to help her with paperwork.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-013-C-2 Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that electrical outlets did not have protective covers. Evidence: A total of 5 outlets in the kitchen were not covered. Plan of Correction: Outlets were covered during the inspection.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-026-E-2 Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that the diaper changing pad was not non-absorbent. Evidence: The pad had a cloth cover. Plan of Correction: The cloth cover was removed during the inspection.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-026-E-3 Description: Based on interview conducted, it was determined that the diaper changing pad has not been cleaned with soap + water, and then sanitized with bleach + water after each use. Evidence: The vendor said she cleans the pad with Lysol wipes. Plan of Correction: A spray bottles was made and available today with bleach + water, and the vendor said she will make another spray bottle with soap + water, and she will use them to clean the diaper pad.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-026-F Description: Based on interview conducted, it was determined that soiled diapers were disposed in a can that required the diaper to touch the exterior surface. Evidence: The diapers were disposed of in a can with a flip top lid. Plan of Correction: The lid was removed from the can today.
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-029-B Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that the emergency preparedness did not contain procedural components. Evidence: The plan did not include lock down procedures. Plan of Correction: The new emergency plan form was located in the vendor's files, and she will get someone that reads English to help her fill it out.
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