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Ghazala Tabassum
6427 Silver Ridge Circle
Alexandria, VA 22315
(202) 322-2318

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: May 12, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-800 Administration
8VAC20-800 Personnel
8VAC20-800 Household Members
8VAC20-800 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household members
8VAC20-800 Caregiver Training
8VAC20-800 Physical Equipment and Environment
8VAC20-800 Care of Children
8VAC20-800 Preventing the Spread of Disease
8VAC20-800 Medication Administration
8VAC20-800 Emergencies
8VAC20-800 Nutrition
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
54.1 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.
63.2 Child abuse and neglect

A monitoring inspection was initiated on 5/12/2022 and concluded on 5/12/2022. There were a total of 5 children ( 8 points) observed with 2 caregivers present. The children were engaged in the following: toy play, A total of 2 child records and 3 caregiver/household member records were reviewed. Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program. Please contact me if you have any questions at or 703-209-3521.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-100-A
Description: Based on record review and provider interview, the provider has not obtained documentation of a physical examination prior to a child's attendance or within 30 days after the first day of attendance.
Evidence: Child #1, date of first attendance 1/3/2022 does not have documentation of a physical examination in the record.
The provider said she does not have the physical examination.

Plan of Correction: Provider will ask the parent for the physical examination record.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-180-A
Description: Based on a review of caregiver and household records, the provider has not obtained for each caregiver and adult household member a current Report of Tuberculosis Screening form, every two years from the date of the first screening.
Evidence: There were no current TB screening for the following caregivers and household members.
Caregiver#1 TB screening dated 2/24/2020
Caregiver #2 TB screening dated 8/30/2019
Household #3 TB screening dated 8/27/2019

Plan of Correction: Caregivers and household member will make an appointment get documentation of TB screening.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-320-B
Description: Based on observation, child-resistant protective covers were not installed on all unused electrical outlets and surge protectors accessible to children under five years of age.
Evidence: Upon arrival the Inspector observed a 15 month old touching an electrical outlet on the wall located next to the childcare entrance door. The outlet was not covered with a protective cover.

Plan of Correction: Provider immediately place a cover on the outlet but the child removed it again. the provider will find a safe way to secure the protective cover on the electrical outlet.


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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