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Mary Oforiwaa
4129 Buckman Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
(703) 341-6621

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: Jan. 2, 2019

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 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
63.2 Child abuse and neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs

Technical Assistance:
Discussed creating and implementing systems to maintain compliance with child, caregiver, and household member records. Provided guidance on background checks.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 9:45am-1:00pm. There were 6 children (20 points) supervised by 2 direct care staff. The home, 2 caregiver records, 8 children?s records, 3 household member?s records, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. There were no medications on site today. Children were observed engaging freely, having storytime, listening to music, and eating lunch. Lunch today was chicken, bread, fruit, and milk. There was an abundance of books, toys, and materials, which were found to be developmentally appropriate for the children in care at the time of inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Anansa Archer-Hicks at 703-268-3295 or anansa.archer-hicks@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not maintain an up-to-date record for 1 of 6 children enrolled. Evidence: Child #4 (start date: 1/2/2019) did not have documentation of an up-to-date record.

Plan of Correction: We will get the child's record from parent.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on record review, 4 of 8 children's records did not contain all of the required information. Evidence: 1. Child #2's (start date: 9/25/2015) record did not contain documentation of a physical form completed by a physician. 2. Child #3's (start date: 6/20/2016) record did not contain documentation of parent's signed acknowledgement of the receipt of the information required by 22 VAC 40-111-70. 3. Child #6 and Child #7's (start dates: 7/24/2017) records did not contain documentation of physical forms completed by a physician, and parent signed acknowledgement of the medication policy.

Plan of Correction: We will get the missing information from the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-170-A
Description: Based on record review, 2 of 4 caregiver and household member records did not contain documentation of current reports of TB screening. Evidence: 1. Caregiver A and Household Member B's records did not contain documentation of current reports of TB screening forms. 2. Caregiver A's record contained documentation of TB test completed on 12/19/2018. The individual is awaiting the results in the mail.

Plan of Correction: We will get the missing TB forms.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-4-a
Description: Based on record review, 2 of 3 household member records did not contain documentation of all required background checks. Evidence: 1. Household member A's record did not contain documentation of central registry findings and a completed sworn disclosure statement. 2. Household member B's record did not contain documentation of central registry findings.

Plan of Correction: We will have them by the end of the month.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-5-a
Description: Based on record review, 1 household member between the ages of 14 and 18 years, did not have documentation of central registry findings. Evidence: Household member C's (date of birth: 4/18/2003) record did not contain documentation of central registry findings.

Plan of Correction: We will have it by the end of the month.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 2 caregiver records did not contain documentation of completed central registry findings. Evidence: Caregiver A's record did not contain documentation of completed central registry findings.

Plan of Correction: We will have it by the end of the month.

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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