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Elena Cerro
7226 Sipes Lane
Annandale, VA 22003
(571) 488-4926

Current Inspector: Pernille Brandt (703) 203-8659

Inspection Date: March 26, 2024

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-800 Administration
8VAC20-800 Personnel
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 Caregiver Training

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the training opportunities and the need for the provider to stay within the scope of her license

Please remember that at the conclusion of the provisional licensure period, the family day home must be in substantial compliance with licensing standards or be denied a license to continue operation.It is important to fix the items cited if you want to ensure that you will stay licensed.

An inspection was conducted today from 10:20 to 11:00 with the Licensing Administrator due to a provisional license being issued. The provider and two assistants were present with 13 children in care. The children were playing and some of the younger children were napping during the first part of the inspection. The provider has lots of supplies and space for the children in care. A violation notice was given to the provider with this inspection summary. Please call me at 703-203-8659 or email me at if you have any questions regarding this inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-730-D
Description: Based on the physical plant review, the provider failed to store medication for household members in a locked place.
Evidence: Medication for the provider was found on the kitchen hutch, accessible to children and not in a locked place.

Plan of Correction: I will remember to move medications to the lock box after I take them.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-40-A
Description: Based on observation during the inspection and interview with the provider, the provider failed to ensure that she did not exceed the capacity of her license.
Evidence: When the inspector arrived at 10:20 the provider stated that she had 12 children in care. Based on the physical plant inspection, 10 children were playing in the playroom and two younger children were asleep in the crib room. when the physical plant was inspected another child was found in a room usually not used for sleeping. The provider confirmed she had 13 children in care.

Plan of Correction: I will limit the children I care for to 12.

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-50-E
Description: Based on the review of records, one file was not accessible to the inspector during the inspection.
Evidence: The provider had a drop in child in care, the child was previously in the providers care and her file is stored in the attic and could not be accessed during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure I have the records available for the children I have in care

Standard #: 8VAC20-800-210-A
Description: Repeat Violation

Based on interview with the provider, the provider and assistants have failed to get training hours in areas relevant to job responsibilities.
Evidence: The provider and assistants have not taken any training hours since the provisional license was issued.

Plan of Correction: I have tried to sign up for classes with Fairfax County but they are always filled, I will try to find some other classes.
I have been taking English classes.


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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