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Ms. Rachel Massey
11400 Chester Road
Chester, VA 23831
(804) 496-9068

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 662-9766

Inspection Date: March 31, 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 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Technical Assistance:

The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on Friday, March 31, 2017 from approximately 10:50 am to 12:19 pm to determine compliance with licensing standards. During this inspection, there were 10 children present totaling 24 points being cared for by two caregivers. During this inspection, the children were observed by the licensing inspector in the designated areas throughout the family day home engaged in free play with age appropriate toys and equipment and interacting with their peers and staff. There was one child observed by the licensing inspector asleep in a crib and this area and supervision by staff were deemed appropriate. The diapering station and bathroom areas were inspected and deemed in compliance with licensing standards. The licensing inspector completed observation of the children in the kitchen area sitting and completing worksheets and interacting with peers. Once the children completed their assigned activity they were observed engaging in free play with various toys with peers. During this inspection, the licensing inspector interacted with the children and caregivers when appropriate. The licensing inspector completed observations of the children transitioning into lunch time and eating in the designated area. The children's lunch consisted of tacos, corn, peaches, and milk. The designated areas for childcare in the family day home were deemed appropriate and equipped with age appropriate equipment and materials to meet the needs of the children. The inspector observed the required postings to include license, prior inspection summary, daily schedules, and the menu for this month. The first aid kit and emergency supplies, posted telephone numbers, fire drills, emergency preparedness plan were inspected and determined to be in compliance with the licensing standards. During this inspection, four children's, the provider's, one substitute provider/assistant's, and two household members' records were reviewed for compliance of standards. There are currently no medications being administered by providers and no transportation being provided. The family day home provides care to school aged children as well and they were observed arriving to the home as the licensing inspector was exiting the home. Reportedly, the children had early dismissal today from school. The licensing inspector completed some but not all licensing standards during this inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris, at (804) 662-9772.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-B
Description: Based on review of the drills log, the provider did not ensure compliance with the practice of shelter-in-place procedures. Evidence: During this inspection, the provider did not have any recorded shelter-in-place drills in the emergency drills log provided to licensing inspector for review of compliance. Shelter-in-place procedures shall be practiced a minimum of twice per year.

Plan of Correction: I will complete a shelter-in-place drill next week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on a review of children's records, the family day home did not have complete emergency contact information on file. Evidence: The record for Child # 3 did not include a complete address for an emergency contact listed. The name, home address, and telephone number is required for emergency contact information in the children's records.

Plan of Correction: I will request emergency contact address from the child's parent today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-280
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure that potentially poisonous substances, materials and supplies were secured and in areas inaccessible to children. Evidence: During this inspection, the licensing inspector observed the cabinet under the kitchen sink unlocked containing various hazardous substances and located in an area accessible to the children in care.

Plan of Correction: I will utilize checklist to ensure cabinets are closed after clean up on regular basis.


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.