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Ms. Shamedra Alston
1873 East Boulevard
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 895-6766

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 662-9760

Inspection Date: Sept. 26, 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 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today, September 26, 2018 to determine the provider's compliance with licensing standards. The inspection was initiated at 1:30pm and concluded at approximately 3:45pm. In attendance were 8 children totaling 19 points being supervised by the caregiver and assistant. Children were observed interacting with the provider and assistant, playing with toys, and watching a children's program. Children's books, toys, and equipment were inspected and found to be age appropriate and in operable condition. The children's restroom was inspected with the required supplies present. All rooms of the home were inspected with one hazard found.

The family day home had the required postings displayed on the wall upon entering the children's room. The first aid kit, fire extinguisher, and emergency supplies were inspected. Five children's records and one caregiver record were inspected with the majority of the required information found. The following was also inspected: fire drill log, parent agreements, daily attendance log, emergency preparedness plan, and other pertinent information. See attached notice for violations found on this day.

If you have any questions regarding today's inspection, contact the licensing inspector at (804) 662-9771.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-80-A
Description: Based on the inspection of administrative records, verification of identity was not obtained. Evidence: During the inspection of five children's records, it was discovered child #4 did not have any verification of identity in the record. Licensing standards require proof of identity and age within seven business days of the child's first day of attendance.

Plan of Correction: Per provider: I will obtain the documentation from the parent and place it in the record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-280
Description: Based on the inspection of the home, a hazardous chemical was found accessible in the bathroom. Evidence: During the inspection of the children's bathroom, a can of aerosol spray labeled "keep out of reach of children" was accessible on the counter top. Licensing standards stipulate that all hazardous materials/chemicals must be inaccessible to children.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on site.


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.