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Elizabeth Appiah
3349 Beechcliff Drive
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 347-7318

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sawyer (571) 835-0599

Inspection Date: Nov. 21, 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
22VAC40-111 Nighttime Care
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.
63.2 Child abuse and neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs

Technical Assistance:
Licensing inspector discussed lockdown and shelter-in-place drills with provider.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from approximately 8:55am-12:15pm. There were 6 children (14 points) in the direct care and supervision of 3 caregivers. A sample of 4 children?s records and 3 caregiver's records were reviewed. The children were observed playing, singing and dancing. Zero new caregivers have been hired since the last inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the provider. If you have any questions, contact Kimberly.Sawyer@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-780-B
Description: Based on record review, the provider and parent did not review each child's file annually. Evidence: Child C's file was last reviewed 11/13/2017.

Plan of Correction: Parents will update files. We should have it done by the 30th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-A
Description: Based on record review, emergency evacuation procedures were not practiced monthly. Evidence: Evacuation procedures were last practices 07/16/2018.

Plan of Correction: I will have that done by the 30th for the month of November.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-100-A
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not obtain physical examination from each child in care within 30 days of enrollment. Evidence: 1) Child C, enrolled 11/06/2017, did not have a physical examination on file. 2) Child D, enrolled 11/01/2016, did not have a physical examination on file.

Plan of Correction: Parents will update files. We should have it done by the 30th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on records reviewed, children's records were incomplete: Evidence: 4 of 4 Children's records were missing required information. 1) Child A was missing the employer information of the father, the residential information of the father and medical insurance. 2) Child B was missing the employer information of the father, and the residential information of the father. 3) Child C was missing the address of 1 of 2 emergency contacts and medication authorization form. 4) Child D was missing insurance policy number and medical emergency agreement.

Plan of Correction: Parents will update files. We should have it done by the 30th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-80-B
Description: Based on record review and interview, the provider did not verify the identity of each child in care. Evidence: Child D did not have identification verification on file. The substitute provider stated that she is waiting for it.

Plan of Correction: Parents will update files. We should have it done by the 30th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-90-A
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not obtain proof of immunization for each child in care. Evidence: Child D did not have immunization records on file.

Plan of Correction: Parents will update files. We should have it done by the 30th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-180-A
Description: Based on record review, each caregiver had not completed tuberculosis screening at least every two years after the initial test. Evidence: Caregiver B last completed a tuberculosis screening 12/19/2014.

Plan of Correction: She will complete her TB by the 30th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A
Description: Based on record review, each caregiver did not complete 16 hours of annual training. Evidence: Caregiver B completed 14 hours of annual training for 2017.

Plan of Correction: I will complete my 16 hours for 2018 by the 30th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-340-C
Description: Based on observation, the bathroom was missing required contents. Evidence: The bathroom located on the bottom floor in the main area of care was missing toilet tissue and paper towels.

Plan of Correction: They were moved out because children would stuff it in the toilet. I will put it back.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-1
Description: Based on observation, the most recent license was not posted. Evidence: The license posted expired 2009. The most recent license was on the table.

Plan of Correction: We will post them on the 23rd.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the most recent inspection was not posted. Evidence: The most recent inspection was located in a folder.

Plan of Correction: We will post them on the 23rd

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review and interview with caregiver, each caregiver had not completed the fingerprinting process. Evidence: Caregiver B did not have complete fingerprinting results.

Plan of Correction: She will complete the fingerprinting by the 30th. She will complete it in school.

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.

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