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Gedell Gresham
3350 Mattaponi Avenue
West point, VA 23181
(804) 843-4818

Current Inspector: Sharon Curlee (804) 662-9758

Inspection Date: Jan. 17, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, January 17, 2017 as a follow-up to the issuance of a provisional license to determine the provider's compliance with licensing standards. The inspector and licensing administrator arrived at 9:30 am and concluded the inspection at 10:30 am. There were eight family day home children in care today totaling 15 points with two care givers. Upon the inspector's arrival, children were playing with puzzles and toy dinosaurs. The caregivers interacted with the children in a positive manner. A new fence around the pool has been installed. The pool was locked. Repairs to the deck have not been completed, children do not play or use the deck area. The inspector interacted with the children in care and the provider. The provider does not provide transportation. The license, emergency numbers, evacuation plan, and attendance sheet were posted. The most current evacuation drill was conducted on 01/16/2017. The provider has current MAT certification. Per the provider, no medications are being administered at this time. The emergency preparedness plan was reviewed on 11/16/2016. Three children's records and the records of the provider and assistants/household members were reviewed. If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9758

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-920
Description: Based on observations, the provider did not ensure a one week menu was posted or placed in an area accessible to parents. Evidence: The most recent posted menu was dated January 16, 2017. The menu for the remaining days of the week were not listed.

Plan of Correction: Per the provider: I will post a weekly menu.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-70-B
Description: Based on review of children's records, the provider did not obtain the parent's written acknowledgement of the receipt of "Information for Parents", "Policies for the administration of medications", "liability Insurance", and "provisions of the family day home's emergency preparedness plan". Evidence: 1. The record of child #1 did not have the parent's written acknowledgement for the "Information for Parents". 2. The record of child #3 did not have the parent's written acknowledgement for the "statement of liability Insurance".

Plan of Correction: Per the provider: I have the information in the cubbies for the parents as they come in. I will get this done right away.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A
Description: Based on review of caregiver's records, the provider did not ensure all caregivers obtained a minimum of sixteen clock hours of training annually. Evidence: Caregiver #2 had a total of 11 hours of documented training for the 2015 year when 16 hours of training was required. Caregiver #2 was missing 5 hours of training.

Plan of Correction: Per the provider: I will get on this now and have him complete some training hours.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observations, the provider did not post the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility . Evidence: The Inspection notice from November 16, 2016 was not posted in the Family Day Home.

Plan of Correction: Per the provider: I will get this posted.

Disclaimer:

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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