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Creative Critters Learning Center III
6540 Emmaus Church Road
Suite 103
Providence forge, VA 23140
(804) 557-2688

Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: Sept. 12, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on September 12, 2018 from approximately 11:15am to 3:45pm, to review supplemental health and safety requirements. At arrival to the facility, seven staff were present with 36 children. Additional staff were on site for support and administrative purposes. Children were observed having breakfast for lunch which consisted of french toast sticks, sausage patties, carrots, oranges and milk. Toddlers and Preschoolers were observed during circle time, storytime and napping. Infants were observed being fed, resting in their cribs and sitting in bouncy seats and swings. Five children's records and six staff records were reviewed on this date. Six medications were reviewed. Licensing Inspector reviewed supervision, activities, equipment, hand washing procedures, nutrition, 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. The outdoor play equipment was not reviewed due to inclement weather. A licensing inspection was also conducted on this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-004-F
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, he vendor did not ensure that a current list of all children's allergies, sensitivities and dietary restrictions were posted with parental approval or kept in a way that was immediately accessible to staff. Evidence: The record for Child #1 was reviewed and it indicated that the child had an allergy that was not posted or kept in a way that was immediately accessible to all staff.

Plan of Correction: The information was entered on the contact sheet and will be kept in a way that is immediately accessible to staff.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-005-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the vendor did not ensure that for each group of children, the vendor shall maintain a written record (hard copy) of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs. Evidence: There were 13 children present in the Preschool classroom but the attendance report for the group showed that there were 10 children checked in.

Plan of Correction: Program Director spoke with the staff member about making sure to sign the children in as they come in. The children were checked in while the inspector was present.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B-3
Description: Based on record review, in three of five children's records reviewed, the vendor did not ensure that each child's record was maintained with all required parent contact information. Evidence: There was no documentation of one or both parent's work addresses in the records for Child #1, Child #2 and Child #4.

Plan of Correction: All parents have been contacted and the addresses have been updated or will be updated by the end of the day.


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