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Creative Critters IV
159 Kristiansand Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(804) 477-4895

Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: Oct. 3, 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.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
22VAC40-185-(3)-240-D-5 *At least one staff w/ current DHO training

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced focused monitoring inspection on Wednesday October 3, 2018 from approximately 9:40 am to 1:00 pm determine the provider's compliance with licensing standards at the child day center. During this inspection, there were eighteen children and six staff present at the center. The licensing inspector completed observations of the children in care participating in a variety of activities to include engaging in active play with age appropriate equipment and peers, working on letters activity, participating in straight line cutting and numbers activity. The center's classrooms, bathrooms, and playground area were inspected. The first aid kit and emergency supplies, posted emergency contacts, and emergency drills were reviewed by the inspector. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact you licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris, at (757)-403-3045.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review of children's record, the center did not ensure all record contained the required information. Evidence: During the inspection on October 3, 2018, in Child#3's record the parents work phone number and place of employment was missing.

Plan of Correction: The child is new to the center and the center will ensure all information is received by the parent today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of staff records and interview with staff, the center did not ensure all staff record contained the required information. Evidence: During the inspection October 3, 2018, in Staff#1's record the documentation that two or more reference as to character and reputation were checked before employment or volunteering were not found. Interview with staff confirmed the references were complete, however the documentation was not found.

Plan of Correction: The center will document two references for the staff today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observations, the center did not ensure all hazardous substances are kept in a locked place. Evidence: During the inspection on October 3, 2018, there was observation in Caterpillar 2 classroom of antibacterial hand soap on the sink nearby the diapering area with the labels "warning" and "keep out of reach of children".

Plan of Correction: The center will all hand soaps are locked in cabinet today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: Based on observations, the center did not ensure substitute containers indicate contents. Evidence: During the inspection on October 3, 2018, a plastic substitute bottle containing content was observed on the diapering station and the container was not labeled with content. Interview with staff confirmed the substitute container was not labeled.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review of emergency drills log, the center did not ensure to practice all monthly evacuation drills. Evidence: During the inspection on October 3, 2018, a review of the emergency drills log was completed and the last dated fire drill was August 23, 2018.

Plan of Correction: The center will ensure all monthly drills are practiced and documented.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of staff records, the center did not ensure to submit fingerprinting to obtain the proper OBI determination letter for all staff. Evidence: During the inspection on 10/03/2018, a review of Staff#1's (DOH: 8/29/18), Staff#2's (08/06/18), Staff#3's (08/06/18), Staff#4's (DOH: 07/04) , and Staff#5's (DOH; 09/11/18) records were completed. The OBI fingerprinting determination letters for each staff was not submitted for this specific center's site.

Plan of Correction: The background checks were completed for all staff for the location Creative Critters II. The center will ensure all staff complete OBI fingerprinting for Creative Critters IV.

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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