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Balqees Bano
6006 Hydrangea Drive
Alexandria, VA 22310
(571) 723-5083

Current Inspector: Leslie Perez (703) 537-6013

Inspection Date: Feb. 8, 2024

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
8VAC20-800 Transportation
8VAC20-800 Nighttime Care
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
54.1 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.
63.2 Child abuse and neglect

Technical Assistance:
Discussion regarding diapering procedures included the use of soap and water and then sanitizing/disinfection of surface, the importance of reviewing and documenting review of emergency plan annually. Shared information on caregiver requirements of substitute versus assistant. During inspection smoke detector beeped and batteries were replaced.

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted on 2/8/2024 from 10:05am-11:20am. There were 4 children (totaling 12 points) directly supervised by 2 caregivers. The home, 3 caregiver records, 4 children?s records, 3 household member?s records, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, other day care postings and policies were inspected. There were no medications on site today. Children were observed playing freely and eating snack. There was an assortment of age appropriate materials for children. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Leslie Perez at or 703-537-6013.

Please submit your plan of correction within five business days in order for it to be included on the public website.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-800-B
Description: Based on file review, the provider did not have document in writing each review and update to
the emergency preparedness and response plan.
Evidence: Plan last dated 2020.

Plan of Correction: Provider stated she has documented in writing, an updated emergency preparedness and response plan.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-90-A
Description: Based on record review, the family day home did not obtain documentation that the child has been adequately immunized, prior to attending.
Evidence: Child#1?s first day 6/8/23 and immunization record is dated 7/12/23.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-90-C
Description: Based on record review, family day home did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations for a child who is not exempt from the immunization requirements, once every six months for children under the age of two years.
Evidence: Child#1, (10 months old) date of last immunizations in file was 7/2023.

Plan of Correction: Provider verified receipt of updated immunization records for Child#1.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-140-B-4
Description: Based on record review, substitute
provider did not have current first aid certification issued within the past two years.
1. Caregiver #2 who provides substitute care did not have current first aid on file.
2. The substitute provider was observed caring for children while provider was not present from approximately 10:05-10:09.

Plan of Correction: Provider verified current CPR and First Aid certification card for substitute provider.


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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