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Ruth Moscoso
723 N. Sterling Blvd.
Sterling, VA 20164
(703) 450-7545

Current Inspector: Whitney Mcgrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: Jan. 3, 2020

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
22VAC40-665 Programs

Comments:
Today an unannounced Renewal inspection took place between 9:15am and 11:20am. There were 9 children present with the provider and 1 assistant for a total of 24 points within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed finishing breakfast, being dropped off by their parents, participating in a circle time and playing freely. A complete inspection of the physical plant, children and staff records, fire drill log, menu, attendance and emergency procedures were observed during this inspection. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions, please email me at whitney.mcgrath@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC4-665-340-I
Description: Based on observation and interviews, pillows were used by children under two years of age.
Evidence: Child #1 was observed in a crib with a pillow. The provider confirmed that the child was 6 months old.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on record review, children's records did not contain all required information.
Evidence:
1. Child #3's record states that they have a severe food allergy to multiple foods. The child's registration form does not contain actions to take in an emergency situation.
2. Child #2, Child #3 and Child #4's records do not contain a limited liability declaration.

Plan of Correction: I'll have the parents fill out the missing forms tonight. I'll have the parents fill in the emergency action.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-240-B
Description: Based on observation, equipment that has been recalled was used.
Evidence: Child #2 was observed sitting in a bumbo chair. Bumbo chairs were recalled in 2012 unless a safety strap is obtained and attached to the chair to keep children from falling out. There was no safety strap attached to the providers bumbo chair.

Plan of Correction: I won't use it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-600-B
Description: Based on observation, an infant spent more than 30 minutes of consecutive time during waking hours confined. The intervening time period between confinements was not at least one hour.
Evidence: At the start of the inspection (approximately 9:15am) Child #1 was observed laying awake in their crib. At approximately 10:00am Child #1 was moved to a play chair until the end of the inspection, at approximately 11:20am.

Plan of Correction: We'll start holding her more and getting on the floor with her.

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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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