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Marilu Chavez
20009 Broad Run Drive
Sterling, VA 20165
(703) 989-7044

Current Inspector: Maria Soto (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: May 19, 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.

Technical Assistance:
Discussed with provider, physical plant, supervision, license capacity, hazardous materials, monitor and gate.

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 10:00am-11:30am. There were 14 children (29 points) directly supervised by 2 staff. The home, 2 staff records, 5 children?s records, 2 household member?s records, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed playing freely. There was an adequate supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. 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.

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Maria Soto at 571-835-5058 or

Maria R. Soto
Licensing Inspector
Office of Child Care Health and Safety
Division of Early Childhood Care and Education

Standard #: 22.1-289.058
Description: Based on observation and interview, the Family Day Home was not equipped with at least one carbon monoxide detector.

The provider stated she could not find the carbon monoxide detector that was observed in the home during the last inspection.

Plan of Correction: It was purchased and installed on 5/24/2022.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-830-A
Description: Based on review of emergency drills, evacuation drills were not practiced monthly.

There was no documentation to verify that an evacuation drill was practiced in April 2022.

Plan of Correction: The drill was conducted on 4/15/2022, but we did not add it to the log. We will make sure we add all drills practiced to the log.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-40-A
Description: Based on direct observation and record review, the family day home did not ensure that the total number of children receiving care at one time does not exceed the maximum licensed capacity of the home.

During the inspection there were 14 children in care. The capacity for the family day home is 12 children.

Plan of Correction: We were over capacity because two children were dropped off for the day due to an emergency. We were within points, but we will not care for more than 12 children at one time.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-60-B
Description: Based on record review, children's records did not all contain required information.

Child #1 's record is missing the child's medical insurance name and policy number.

Plan of Correction: The child is no longer enrolled.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-280
Description: Based on observation, cleaning agents, disinfectants and deodorizers were not stored in areas inaccessible to children.

1. In the bathroom used by the children in care, 1 spray bottle of Febreze air freshener, 1 spray bottle of Lysol antibacterial kitchen cleaner and 3 containers of hand sanitizer were observed stored in the cabinet under the sink unlocked and accessible to children.
2. A spray bottle with bleach and water was observed accessible to children in the diapering area.
3. In the bathroom's storage closet, 5 containers of hand sanitizer were observe accessible to children.
4. A box of screws, approximately 4 inches in length, was observed on a lower shelf inside an unlocked closet in the daycare area.

Plan of Correction: We placed all cleaning supplies on higher shelves to make them inaccessible to children.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-310
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure machinery such as power tools were inaccessible to the children in care.

A power drill was observed on a lower shelf inside an unlocked storage closet in the daycare area.

Plan of Correction: I moved the drill to the garage.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-320-B
Description: Based on observation, not all unused electrical outlets has child-resistant protective cover.

In the infant room, 2 outlets located next to cribs, were observed without child-resistant protective covers.

Plan of Correction: We covered all outlets during the inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-340-C
Description: Based on observation, the bathroom used by the children in care did not have paper towels.

There were no paper towels available to the children in the bathroom located in the daycare area.

Plan of Correction: We'll make sure we always have paper towels in the bathroom for the children to use.


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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