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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: March 7, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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

A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on March 7, 2018 to review supplemental health and safety requirements. The inspector arrived at 11:45 am and concluded the inspection at 2:30 pm. The provider participated in the inspection. During the inspection, six children with a value of 16 points were in care with two caregivers. Children were napping at the time of the inspectors arrival. As children got up they looked at books. Later children were observed playing with the kitchen set. Children sat stuffed animals and a doll at the child size table where the put out cups and bowls for each. The provider had circle time with the children, singing songs and reviewing the ABC's. Caregivers interacted with the children in a positive manner. All areas of the family day home used for child care were inspected. The pool was locked and inaccessible to children in care. The outdoor play area was not inspected today due to weather. 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. The inspector interacted with the children in care and the provider. A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice. Records reviewed for three caregivers, two household members and six children. 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 02/09/2018. The two required shelter-in-place drill for the 2017 year were completed on 04/06/2017 and 09/08/2017. A shelter-in-place drill for 2018 was documented on 01/04/2018. A lock down drill was documented on 01/04/2018. The provider does not provide transportation. The emergency preparedness plan was reviewed and updated 04/18/2017. Violations cited during the previous inspection were checked for corrections. There was one repeat violation cited during today's inspection. If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9758.

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 did not completed the Virginia Pre-Service training exceeding the time allowance.

Plan of Correction: Per the caregiver: I have started the training, and should be able to finish it by the weekend.


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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.