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Just Like Home Child Care, Inc.
8355 Meadowbridge Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
(804) 730-8998

Current Inspector: Lauren Bickford (540) 280-0742

Inspection Date: March 15, 2023

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
X 8VAC20-780 Administration.
X 8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
X 8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
X 8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
X 8VAC20-780 Programs.
X 8VAC20-780 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
X 8VAC20-780 Special Services.
X 8VAC20-770 Background Checks
X 22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
X 63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

A renewal inspection was conducted on March 15, 2023 from approximately 9:10am to 12:45pm. The center director was available throughout the inspection to answer questions.

There were 32 children present, ranging in ages from 2 years to 5 years, with 6 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, special care and emergencies and nutrition.

A total of five child records and six staff records were reviewed. Background checks for one applicant/agent were reviewed. The center director was interviewed during the inspection.

During the inspection, the children and staff were observed participating in a variety of activities. Staff were observed having positive interactions with the children. All areas of the facility including all classrooms, bathrooms and outdoor play areas were inspected. The required postings were reviewed and found to be in compliance. The center is equipped with toys and supplies and items were available to 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.

Please complete the plan of correction and date to be corrected for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from today. Please specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word corrected is not acceptable. Your plan of correction must contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measures.
Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact NeShara Gaston, Licensing Inspector at 540-280-0742 or e-mail

Standard #: 22.1-289.035-A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center did not ensure a sworn disclosure statement was completed every five years.

The record for Staff (S) S3 documented a sworn disclosure statement dated, 2/8/17. There was not a repeat sworn disclosure statement for S3 at the time of the inspection.

During the exit interview with the center director, it was acknowledged that a repeat sworn disclosure statement for S3 was not documented.

Plan of Correction: A new sworn disclosure statement was given to the employee immediately.

Standard #: 22.1-289.036-A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that every applicant for licensure as a child center undergo a background check in accordance with the Code of Virginia prior to issuance of a license and every five years.

1. The most recent sworn disclosure statement for applicant/agent (A) A1, is dated 2/7/17 and the most recent central registry findings for A1 is dated 3/14/17.
2. During an interview, the center director acknowledged the repeat checks had not been completed for A1.

Plan of Correction: New sworn disclosure was completed 3-16-2023/ central registry search was filled out and sent 3-15-2023

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-245-A
Description: Based on review of staff records and interview, the center failed to ensure staff completed annually a minimum of 16 hours of training appropriate to the age of children in care.

Six of six staff records reviewed did not document 16 annual training hours were completed for the 2021-2022 year.

During an interview with the director, it was acknowledged that the staff did not complete the required annual training hours.

Plan of Correction: All staff have made up their training hours for 2021-2022. I Have set up a sheet to document their training to be incompliance with their hire date. One staff is due to complete their 16 hours for

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview, it was determined that the center did not ensure that a nonabsorbent surface for diapering or changing be used.

1. The diaper changing pad on the changing table in the infant room had three tears making it an absorbent surface. The infant room was observed with 4 children in attendance.
2. The teacher in the room confirmed the tears. During an interview, the center director acknowledged the changing pad had tears and was in need of being replaced.

Plan of Correction: New Changing pad was replaced


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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