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Ms. Emily Melnitchouk
429 Woodbrook Run
Newport news, VA 23606
(757) 848-7780

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: June 3, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
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 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures

An Announced Initial Inspection was conducted on June 3, 2019 from approximately 1:55 pm until 3:45 pm. The following was reviewed as a part of the inspection, provider's record and one household members record to include background checks, the emergency preparedness plan, emergency equipment/ supplies, required posting's, physical environment, outdoor play area and nutrition. The provider is not providing transportation. The results of the inspection were reviewed with the provider during the exit interview and will be reviewed with the Licensing Administrator regarding license issuance. Please contact the licensing inspector Christine Mahan at (757) 404-0568 with any questions.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-730-D
Description: Based on observation and provider interviews, the provider did not ensure medication, except for those prescriptions designated otherwise by a written physician's order, including refrigerated medication and medications for caregivers and household members, shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: In an unlocked cabinet in the kitchen between 20 and 30 medications prescription and no prescription were observed stored in an unlocked manner.

Plan of Correction: The provider will put a lock on the cabinet today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-240-A
Description: Based on observation and provider interviews, the provider did not ensure areas and furnishings of the family day home, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Unsafe conditions shall include, but not be limited to, the presence of poisonous plants; tripping hazards; unstable heavy equipment, furniture, or other items that a child could pull down on himself; splintered, cracked, or otherwise deteriorating wood; chipped or peeling paint; visible cracks, bending or warping, rusting, or breakage of any equipment; head entrapment hazards; and protruding nails, bolts, or other components that could entangle or could snag skin. Evidence: In the outdoor play area, there is a wooden deck that is accessible to children and there are areas where paint is peeling, the wood is splintered and deteriorating and near the stairs there is a nail that is protruding and sharp.

Plan of Correction: The provider will put a gate at the deck stairs and make sure it is inaccessible to children.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-280
Description: Based on observation and provider interviews, the provider did not ensure that potentially poisonous substances, materials and supplies such as, but not limited to, cleaning agents, disinfectants, deodorizers, plant care chemicals, pesticides, and petroleum distillates shall be stored away from food in areas inaccessible to children. Evidence: In the unlocked cabinet above the toilet in the designated restroom for the children, there was bug spay, hand sanitizer, flea /tick spray, disinfectant spray, toilet cleaner, ant /roach spray. All of these items were labeled "keep out of reach of children" and at least one of the other statements "hazardous", "flammable" and "caution" and is determined accessible to children as there was a step stool next to the cabinet and one directly in front of the toilet.

Plan of Correction: The provider will remove hazardous chemicals today and keep them locked away.


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.