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Emma Arteaga
7346 Arlington Blvd
Falls church, VA 22042
(703) 534-3516

Current Inspector: Kimberly Weaver (571) 596-3662

Inspection Date: April 18, 2023

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 Emergencies
8VAC20-800 Nutrition
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Technical Assistance:
1. The storage of supplies in areas of the home accessed by the children should be maintained in an organized manner. Walking paths should be safe and clutter-free.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted at 12:10pm. Observed 7 children = 22 points with the Provider. Ratios and capacity were not in compliance. Children were observed preparing to leave for the day, as the daycare was closing early. While children were waiting for their parents to arrive they were having free-play, finishing their lunch, having storytime, typing and putting on shoes. The provider was actively engaged with the children and helping them put on their shoes and reading a them a book. Lunch served today included: beef, potatoes, rice, oranges, and milk. The daycare areas of the home were well supplied with toys and equipment for the children, some of which is new. Areas of non-compliance with standards and laws reviewed were found. Questions about this inspection may be directed to

Standard #: 22.1-289.036-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that the provider did not have a completed criminal record check (CRC) within the last 5 years. Evidence The provider's last CRC was dated as completed 3/8/18.

Plan of Correction: I have done it on April 15-and have not receive it jet it's taking long I will call-what happen [sic]

The CRC was completed and sent to the inspector on 4/28/23. [Inspector note]

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-730-D
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that medications belonging to the provider were not kept in a locked place. Evidence: A total of 3 medications (2 prescription and 1 over-the-counter) were sitting on an open shelf by the desk in the main daycare room. The medications were accessible to the children.

Plan of Correction: Lock it in the shelf. [sic]

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-40-A
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that the provider did not ensure that the total number of children receiving care at any one time does not exceed the maximum licensed capacity of 5 children. Evidence: A total of 7 children were observed to be in care today.

Plan of Correction: I will tell the parent can not care for their child when I have 5 kids they usually came on Friday-but they have doctor's appointment and the other had a job interview. [sic]

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-60-A
Description: Based on interview conducted, it was determined that 1 of the 7 children in care did not have a record of enrollment. Evidence: There was no record of enrollment for Child #10 and there was no documentation of required information. The provider said that she gave the enrollment papers to the parent who had not yet returned them. The provider said Child #10 began attending on 4/17/23.

Plan of Correction: the mother brought all forms sing on 4-18-23 when she arrived [sic]

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-320-B
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that electrical outlets did not have protective covers. Evidence: Outlets by the sink, in the bathroom used by the children, did not have covers.

Plan of Correction: I cover electrical outlet in bathroom [sic]


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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