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Creative Childcare Center
7001 Harrison Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 548-8003

Current Inspector: Florence Martus (804) 389-0157

Inspection Date: Oct. 30, 2023

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Programs
8VAC20-780 Special Services

An unannounced complaint investigation was initiated along with licensing inspector Laura Brindle on 10/30/23 in response to a complaint received in the licensing office related behavior guidance and nutrition and food services. Based on a review of documentation and interviews conducted, the allegation regarding behavior guidance was determined to be valid. There was insufficient evidence to support the allegation related to nutrition and food services. If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Beth Velke, at or 804-629-8302.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-400-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of video and audio footage, the center did not always interact with children to provide needed help, comfort, and support.

Evidence: On October 19,2023 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Staff #1 was observed holding, a 15-month-old, who was crying. The staff member was heard telling the child, ?Please don?t cry in my ear? and ?I?m not going to hold you if you keep crying.? The staff member was observed placing the crying child on the floor and walking away.

Plan of Correction: The employee put the child down after approximately 20 seconds. She went back and picked the child back up. Plan of correction is employees ask for help from the office if they are feeling frustrated.


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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