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Essie Phillips
837 Balls Bluff Road NE
Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 475-1659

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: July 22, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
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

Technical Assistance:
The next anticipated inspection will be the provider?s renewal inspection. Provider was reminded to have all renewal application documents completed and sent into licensing office 45 days prior to expiration for processing. The renewal application is available on the VDSS website.

Today an unannounced Monitoring inspection took place between 11:15am and 12:35pm. There were 7 children present (2 of which reside in the home) with the provider and 1 assistant for a total of 20 points within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed watching cartoons on TV, playing freely, eating lunch (chicken nuggets, apple sauce and crackers) and doing puzzles/colroing. Diaper changing and hand washing procedures were observed. A complete inspection of the physical plant, children and staff records, fire drill log, menu and attendance were observed during this inspection. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions, please email me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-880
Description: Based on observation, the Family day homes did not follow the most recent, age-appropriate nutritional requirements of a recognized authority such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Evidence: The children were served chicken nuggets, apple sauce and crackers for lunch. The USDA recommends that children be served a meat/meat alternate, vegetable, fruit and grains for lunch. There was no vegetable served with lunch today.

Plan of Correction: I printed our menu off the DSS website. I'll add a vegetable to the menu.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-900-B
Description: Based on observation, children were permitted to drink while walking and laying down. Evidence: Child #5 was observed walking about and laying on the floor of the family day home while drinking a bottle for approximately 30 minutes.

Plan of Correction: We'll start putting her in a high chair when she has her bottles.


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