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Ms. Susan Niemeier
208 Foresail Cove
Stafford, VA 22554
(703) 508-2255

Current Inspector: Cathy E. Aylor (540) 222-6352

Inspection Date: March 20, 2017

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
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.

Technical Assistance:
** There is a free training online - VA Preservice Training, that is appropriate for caregivers. Go to and click on Training and Professional Development (under Provider tab). Click on Start Training. Click on Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff. If you have not used Better Kid Care before, you will need to register as a new user.

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted with provider and two assistants. There were 12 children present, ranging in age from 1 year to 4 years old, with three providers. The children had a snack of goldfish and apple juice before having free play with age appropriate toys. One child arrived off the school bus at 4:15 and started homework. Two staff files and two caregiver files were reviewed - reminder all caregivers need a minimum of 16 hours annual training each year. Two new children's files were reviewed and are in compliance. Time of today's inspection: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call me if you have any questions 540-219-4122 or e-mail

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-120-B
Description: Based on review of two staff records, the provider failed to have all of the required information in the file. Evidence: Staff D (date of hire 1/11/2017) did not have documentation of required orientation training.

Plan of Correction: Provider will document the missing information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-50-A
Description: Based on observation and review of attendance record, the provider failed to ensure all children were included on the written attendance record. Evidence: on 3/20/2017, there were twelve children present, but only seven children were included on the written attendance record.

Plan of Correction: Provider documented the additional five children on the daily attendance record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A
Description: Based on review of two staff records and one household record, the provider did not have documentation that three caregivers had all 16 hours of annual training. Evidence: Staff A had 10 of 16 hours of required annual training. Staff B and Staff C have 2 of 16 hours of required annual training.

Plan of Correction: All caregivers will obtain the required 16 hours of annual training each year.


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.