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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: May 25, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
VENDHOM-000 INTRODUCTION.
VENDHOM-000 Administration
VENDHOM-000 Caregiver Qualifications and Training
VENDHOM-000 Physical Plant
VENDHOM-000 Caregivers and Supervision
VENDHOM-000 Programs
VENDHOM-000 Special Care Provisions & Emergencies
VENDHOM-000 Special Services

Comments:
An unannounced annual subsidy health and safety inspection was conducted today, May 25, 2017 from approximately 11:30 am to 3:30 pm. Subsidy requirements that were not addressed during the renewal inspection were reviewed. The provider participated in the inspection. During the inspection, eight children with a value of 19 points were observed with the provider and one caregiver. Children were observed playing with toys cars and looking at books. Lunch time was observed with hand washing being conducted. Today's lunch consisted of ham, rice, greens, mixed fruit, bread and milk/juice. Later nap time was observed. Caregivers read stories and sang songs with children and interacted in a positive manner. All areas of the family day home were inspected. The pool gate was locked. The provider had all required information posted to include the license, last inspection notice, emergency numbers, evacuation maps, menu, allergy information and attendance sheets. The family day home was equipped with age and stage appropriate materials and supplies. The first aid kit and non-medical emergency supplies were inspected and found complete. During the inspection, the provider, two caregiver and one household members record were reviewed. Eight children's records were also reviewed. one caregiver has current MAT certification. All caregivers and the provider have current CPR & First aid training. Currently there are no children with medications. The most recent evacuation drill was documented on 05/04/2017. One of the two required shelter-in-place drill for the 2017 year was documented on 04/06/2017 (a second shelter-in-place drill will need to be completed by the end of the year). A lock down drill was documented on 05/05/2017. The provider does not provide transportation. The emergency preparedness plan was reviewed and updated 04/18/2017. If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9758.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-012-A
Description: Based on review of training documentation and interview, the provider did not ensure caregivers completed the Virginia Pre-Service training for child care staff prior to approval as a subsidy vender. Evidence: Caregiver #2 had not completed the Virginia Pre-Service training. Caregiver #3 had not completed the Virginia Pre-Service training.

Plan of Correction: Per the Provider: Caregivers #3 is currently working on the pre-service training and should have it complete by next week. I will get caregiver #2 to start the training and complete it next week.

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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