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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 24, 2018

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
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today, May 24, 2018 to determine compliance with family day home standards. The inspection was initiated at 1:30 pm and concluded at 4:00 pm. The provider participated in the inspection. Upon the inspectors arrival, five children were in care with two caregivers. Children were just getting up from nap. Children had bathroom breaks and hand washing upon getting up. Children then played in the house keeping area with plastic food, plates, pots and pans. Children made "pizza" and "block soup" for the inspector. One caregiver sat on the floor and participated in play with the kitchen set. Caregivers read books and interacted with children in a positive manner. Children played with wooden blocks and cars. Later three additional children arrived from the public school. New bookcases for toys and equipment have been installed. The caregiver is working on bins with pictures to identify the toy that goes in the bin. The family day home had the following information posted: The license, most recent inspection notice, emergency numbers, menu, emergency evacuation/shelter-in-place and lock down information, allergy list (no allergies) and the attendance sheet with sign in and out times. All areas used for child care were inspected along with a walk through of the home. The pool was locked and inaccessible to children in care. The outdoor play area was inspected. New equipment has been installed with re silent surfacing. 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 conducted on the same date as the SHSI supplemental inspection; 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. No violations of the supplemental subsidy health and safety requirements were found. Seven children's records, three caregiver records and two household member records were reviewed. Currently medications are not being administered. Caregivers have current MAT certification along with CPR and first aid. The most recent evacuation drill was documented on 05/11/2018. The two shelter-in-place drill were completed on 01/04/2018 and 04/13/2018. A lock down drill was conducted on 04/13/2018. The emergency preparedness plan is current. Today's snack consisted of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with milk. Today a total of eight children were in care for a total of fifteen points. A complete renewal application has been received by the Department. If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the inspector at 804-662-9758.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-750-B
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure all topical skin products were kept in a place inaccessible to children. Evidence: A container or baby power was observed on the floor of the den, accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: The provider removed the baby powder and placed it on a shelf where it was inaccessible to children.


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.