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Gabriela Perez
6800 Arlington Blvd
Falls church, VA 22042
(301) 503-4255

Current Inspector: Kara Wright (703) 537-6241

Inspection Date: Feb. 25, 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 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.

Comments:
An announced initial inspection was conducted today from 10:00am-11:30am. There were 4 children (10 points) directly supervised by the provider. The home, provider record, 4 children?s records, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. There were no medications for enrolled children. Children were observed playing freely with the provider, dolls and blocks. The provider was seen to actively engage with the children throughout the inspection. There was an abundant supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. The home was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Kara Wright at Kara.wright@dss.virginia.gov or 703-537-6241.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-730-D
Description: Based on observation, medications were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: The unlocked medicine cabinet was observed to contain 4 bottles of cough syrup and 3 bottles of pills.

Plan of Correction: I will lock them up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-100-A
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not obtain documentation of a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician prior to a child's attendance or within 30 days after the first day of attendance. Evidence: Child 2, 3, and 4's records do not contain documentation of a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents to provide the physical.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on record review, not all children;s records were complete. Evidence: 1. Child 2's record did not contain the name or location of the father's employer or verification that the child's age and identity were verified. 2. Child 3's record does not contain 1 of 2 required emergency contacts. 3. Child 4's record does not contain the name and address of the child's father or verification that the child's age and identity were verified.

Plan of Correction: I have the new forms I am handing out to parents this week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-70-A
Description: Based on record review, before the child's first day of attendance parent's were not provided of all required information in writing. Evidence: Child 2, 3, and 4's record do not contain documentation that the parents were informed of the provider's medication policy or if the provider carries liability insurance.

Plan of Correction: I have the new forms that I will fill out and give to the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-330-A
Description: Based on observation and provider statement, the provider did not have a land line telephone operable without electricity. Evidence: The land line telephone is cordless and required electricity to operate.

Plan of Correction: I will buy one.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-690-E
Description: Based on observation, the diaper disposal container was not either foot operated or used in such a way that neither the caregiver's hand nor the soiled diaper or wipe touches the exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: The diaper disposal container observed in the bathroom had a swing top lid which whould come into cointact with a soiled diaper when disposed.

Plan of Correction: I will get one.

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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