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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: April 29, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on Monday, April 29, 2019 from approximately 10:22 am to 2:20 pm to review supplemental health and safety requirements. During this inspection, there were 35 children and 7 staff present at the center. The licensing inspector completed observations of the children in care participating in a variety of activities to include participating in feedings by staff, engaged in play with age appropriate equipment, participating in circle time, working in centers, transitioning outside to playground area, playing at the outdoor playground, transitioning indoors, and eating lunch. The children's lunch today consisted of meatballs with noodles, green beans, bananas, and milk. The center's classrooms, bathroom, facility, and outdoor playground areas were inspected. The first aid kit and emergency supplies, posted emergency contacts, and emergency drills were reviewed by the inspector. Medication is being administered, medications, and written authorizations were reviewed for the center's compliance. There were six children's and six staff's records reviewed during this inspection. The Department has not yet received a complete renewal application and annual fee from the center. The Department must receive a complete renewal application and fee prior to expiration of the license on 06/04/19 or the Department cannot renew the license. A licensing inspection was also conducted 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. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris, at (757)-403-3045.

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-650-E
Description: Based on interview with staff, the center did not ensure to develop a written policy and procedure to ensure each group of children receives care by consistent staff or team of staff members. Evidence: During the inspection on 04/29/19, interview with the staff confirmed that a written policy and procedure for consistent staff plan was not available for review.

Plan of Correction: The center's director will develop consistent care policy by Friday, May 3, 2019

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-770-B-5
Description: Based on interview with staff, the center did not ensure to develop a continuity of operations procedures. Evidence: During in the inspection on April 29, 2019, the center staff revealed that a continuity of operations was not developed for review.

Plan of Correction: The center's director/owner will develop continuity of operations procedures by Friday, May 3, 2019


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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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