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Creative Critters Learning Center
3340 King William Avenue
West point, VA 23181
(804) 843-2366

Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 662-7014

Inspection Date: Dec. 6, 2019

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on Friday, December 6, 2019 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The inspector arrived at 10:40 AM and concluded the inspection at 1:15 PM. The census for today's inspection consisted of 34 children. During the inspection, children were coloring, practicing shapes, singing, having circle time and story time, playing outside, bathroom breaks, washing hands, eating lunch and napping. Children's equipment, learning materials, indoor and outdoor space, restrooms, first aid kit and the nonmedical emergency supplies were reviewed. Five children's records, five staff records, annual fire and health inspections, fire drill and shelter in place drill logs, daily attendance and all required postings were reviewed.

A member of management was available for the inspection and was present at the exit interview at which time inspection findings were reviewed and an Acknowledgement of Inspection form was signed and left with the licensee. Violations were cited and can be found in the violation notice.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation listed on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from receipt. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s); 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measures. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Heather Dapper, at (804) 662-7014.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center did not ensure that each staff member shall submit
documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening (TB) no later than 21 days after employment or volunteering and shall have been completed within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employing or volunteering.

Evidence:
1. The records for staff #1 (date of hire 11/07/19) and staff #4 did not have documentation of the TB screening/test.
2. The regional director confirmed that the screening was not in the record for staff #1 and staff #4.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation and teacher interview, the facility did ensure that areas used by children of preschool age and younger shall have protective covers on all electrical outlets.

Evidence:
The electrical outlets were not covered in classroom #4. Children in this classroom are preschool age.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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