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Ms. Helen Shaver
128 Cherokee Road
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 445-4853

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 662-9766

Inspection Date: Dec. 20, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-111 Transportation
22VAC40-111 Nighttime Care
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted with provider to determine compliance with the licensing standards. There were eleven day care children present, ranging in age from one year to six years, totalling 26 points with two caregivers. The children were baking holiday treats, having lunch time, and laying down for rest. Lunch served today: chicken nuggets, tater tots, pineapple, peas, and milk. The children have made lots of seasonal art work. Six children's files and two caregiver files were reviewed - please see Supplemental Summary for missing items. The last shelter in place drill was documented 4/28/2018. Both caregivers have valid first aid and CPR certification until 9/10/2020. Provider does not administer medication - Medication Administration Training is required to administer medicine. Pet vaccinations are current. Time of today's inspection: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please call me if you have any questions at 804-662-9766 or e-mail

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of two caregiver records, the facility failed to have documentation of a central registry finding within 30 days of employment or volunteer service. Evidence: Caregiver 2 (date of hire 8/31/2018) did not have documentation of a search of the central registry on file.

Plan of Correction: The provider mailed the search of the central registry check on 9/7/2018, but it has not been returned from Va. Dept of Social Services.

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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