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Creative Critters Learning Center III
6540 Emmaus Church Road
Suite 103
Providence forge, VA 23140
(804) 577-2688

Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: Jan. 28, 2016

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on January 28, 2016. At arrival to the facility, four staff were present with 34 children. Additional staff arrived for support and administrative purposes. Children were observed listening to a story, doing an art activity, transitioning to school and playing freely. Three children's records and two staff records were reviewed on this date. Licensing Inspector reviewed supervision, activities, equipment, hand washing procedures, nutrition, injury report documentation, children and staff records, emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place drill documentation, fire and health inspection reports, liability insurance coverage, emergency supplies and required postings. Violations were reviewed with and verified by the Program Director on this date. Previous violations have been corrected.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review, in one of three children's records reviewed, the licensee did not ensure that each child shall have a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician before the child's attendance or within one month after attendance. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, there was not documentation of a physical examination in the record for Child #3.

Plan of Correction: We will obtain the physical as soon as possible for the parent.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, in one of two staff records reviewed, the licensee did not ensure that staff resubmit TB test results every two years. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, the most current TB screening for Staff #2 had expired and was dated 3/4/13.

Plan of Correction: We will have the staff get a TB test.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based on review, the licensee did not ensure that there was always at least one staff member on duty who has obtained within the last three years instruction in performing the daily health observation of children (DHO). Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, at arrival to the facility, there were four staff members present and none of them had DHO training.

Plan of Correction: We will have additional staff trained in the daily health observation of children. The owner arrived during the inspection and did have the training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the faciltiy, the staff members did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevented access by children. Evidence: 1. During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, in the CAT 1 room, the licensing inspector observed a bottle of mouthwash on a shelf in the classroom and a container of air freshener and disinfectant spray in the bathroom on a shelf. 2. All of these items were labeled warning and/or caution and keep out of reach of children.

Plan of Correction: We will remove the items and lock them immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the staff members did not ensure that electrical outlets have protective covers. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, one outlet uncovered in the CAT 1 room near the green play kitchen, two uncovered outlets on a shelf in a surge protector in the Infant room and two uncovered outlets in the Pre-K room beneath a "Numbers" poster.

Plan of Correction: The outlets will be covered.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the staff members did not ensure that the diapering surface shall be used only for diapering or cleaning children. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, the licensing inspector observed a ziploc bag of toy snakes, and a plastic container holding wipes, diapers and sunscreen on the diaper changing pad in the Two Year Old classroom.

Plan of Correction: The items were removed during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that if sunscreen is used, it has to be in the original container labeled with the child's name. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, the licensing inspector observed a container of sunscreen in the Two Year Old classroom that was not labeled with a child's name.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that if diaper ointment or cream is used, it has to be in the original container labeled with the child's name. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, the licensing inspector observed a small container of "bottom balm" in the Two Year Old classroom that was not labeled with a child's name.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that all required nonmedical emergency supplies were in the center. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on January 28, 2016, there was not a working, battery-operated radio in the center.

Plan of Correction: Batteries will be purchased.

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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