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Creative Learners Ed. Center
3200 Victory Blvd
3204 Victory Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23702
(757) 485-0234

Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487

Inspection Date: June 11, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 1:55am and departed at 2:15pm. At the time of the tour there were 28 children in care with 5 staff present. Children were observed during nap time. One child was observed being dropped off by a school bus. A sample of 4 children's records and 2 staff records were reviewed. The center did not have any medications.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a record review the licensee did not ensure all required information was kept for each enrolled child. Evidence: Child #3 (dob 11/29/16) (doe 11/05/16) did not have the name, address or phone number of the child's father.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the owner during the exit interview: The owner will contact Mom to obtain the father's information and will have her document it in the record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside were maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. There was rust on the floor in the boy's bathroom. When the inspector wiped the area with a tissue a brownish substance rubbed off onto the tissue. 2. There was a tall coat cubby on wheels in the 4 year-old class area. Although it had locks on the wheels it was easily able to tip. 3. The entrance to the playground had a wood border in front of the gate. There were two protruding nails from the top of the wood.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the owner during the exit interview: The rust will be removed, the protruding nails will be removed and the coat cubby will either be thrown away or bolted to the wall.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: The storage closet was unlocked. It contained various cleaning products to include 2 bottles of bleach, 2 bottles of furniture cleaner and other cleaning solutions.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the owner during the exit interview: It was locked during the inspection. The owner will remind staff to lock the door when finished in the closet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure procedures/maps were posted in a location conspicuous to staff and children. Evidence: The center had 2 buildings on the property. The infant building did not have Emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place procedures/maps posted in the building.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the owner during the exit interview: The owner had taken it down due to renovations on the building. It will be posted today.

Disclaimer:
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.

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