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Amelia Boisvert
5910 Westchester Street
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 868-5379

Current Inspector: Sarah Zirzow (703) 479-4675

Inspection Date: May 8, 2023

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-800-120 Administration
8VAC20-800-170 Health Care of Caregivers and Household Members
8VAC20-800-210 Annual Training
8VAC20-800-240 Environment and Equipment
8VAC20-800-680 Spread of Disease
8VAC20-800-810 Emergencies
8VAC20-800-870 Nutrition

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was offered related to: Handwashing, floor space used by children, background checks, emergency drills.

A monitoring inspection was conducted on 5/8/23 from 2:05 pm to 3:15pm.There were 3 preschool children present (6 points) with 1 caregiver supervising. The children were observed playing with home living toys and other materials for free play, and eating afternoon snack. 3 children's records, 1 caregiver's record and 1 household member's record was reviewed. There were no medications on site. A walk through of the family day home was conducted to assess the physical space used by 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. For any questions regarding this inspection, please contact me at or 571-835-4718.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-830-A
Description: Based on documents reviewed, emergency evacuation procedures were not practiced monthly with all caregivers and children in care.
Evidence: A review of the family day home's drills log showed that evacuation drills were not conducted for October 2022 and April 2023.

Plan of Correction: Began a new logging system.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-100-A
Description: Based on records review, the provider did not obtain documentation of a physical examination for a child enrolled within 30 days after the first day of attendance.
1. Child # 1's first day of attendance was 9/14/21.
2. Child # 2's first day of attendance was 12/1/22.
3. Child # 3's first day of attendance was11/28/22.
4. Documentation of a physical exam has not been obtained for the three children to this date.

Plan of Correction: Gave parents forms to fill out.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-50-A
Description: Based on staff interview, the family day home did not maintain a written record of children in attendance each day.
Evidence: The provider stated that she did not maintain current attendance for children in care since 4/25/23.

Plan of Correction: Took attendance and caught up past delay.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-90-A
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not obtain documentation of immunization for children prior to their first day of enrollment.
1. Child # 1's first day of enrollment was 9/14/21.
2. Child # 2's first day of enrollment was 12/1/22.
3. The provider has not obtained immunization records for both children to this date.

Plan of Correction: Gave parents forms to fill out.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-280
Description: Based on observation, cleaning materials and chemicals were accessible to children.
1. The sink under the kitchen counter where a child was observed washing hands was not locked. There were several cleaners stored in that cabinet.
2. A bottle of air freshener was sitting on a kitchen table. Children have access to the kitchen.

Plan of Correction: Locked under sinks, put all cleaners away.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-320-B
Description: Based on observation, electrical outlets were not covered by child-resistant protective covers.
Evidence: 5 electrical outlets were not covered by protective covers in the basement where children were observed playing.

Plan of Correction: Covered outlets.


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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