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Creative Kids
1631 Blue Hills Drive
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 344-0370

Current Inspector: Julia Kimbrough (276) 608-4267

Inspection Date: July 25, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Today's visit was a renewal inspection. the inspection began at 10:30am and concluded at 3:45pm. There were sixty-three children in care between the ages of four months and ten years with eleven staff members. During the inspection all seven classrooms were observed, the outdoor playground was viewed, lunch time was observed, diapering was observed, hand washing was observed, four out of nineteen staff records were reviewed, six out of children's records were reviewed, emergency supplies were viewed, a sample of injury reports were viewed, and some polices and procedures were reviewed. Your renewal application has been received in the licensing office. There was no medication present at the center the day of the inspection. The application is incomplete at this time. The Part II Addendum is required to be completed and the corporation page indicating how the ownership of the LLC is required to be complted and submitted. Once this information is received and today's inspection is complete a recommendation can be made regarding the center's license. Thank you for your time, please call me at 309-2051 if you have any questions.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Repeat Violation-Based on the inspector's observations, the center failed to ensure hazardous cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevent access to children in care. Evidence #1: The inspector observed the kitchen area that is open to the school age classroom where children were present. There was one bottle of window cleaner and bottle of disinfectant hung on the side of the trash can. The items stated "keep out of reach of children, harmful if swallowed, and additional warnings". These items are required to be kept locked. Evidence #2: The inspector observed an unlocked janitorial closet with seven buckets of paint and twelve bottles of cleaners to include sanitizers, disinfecting wipes, window cleaner, and floor cleaner. All of these items are required to be kept locked.

Plan of Correction: The PL in the school age classroom locked all of the items during the day of the inspection. The PD will remind staff to lock hazardous substances .

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on the inspector's measurements taken at the fall/ttrajectory zone in three areas of two pieces of equipment, the center failed to ensure the areas had an adequate depth of surfacing. Evidence: The inspector measured the depth of surfacing at the chute of two slides and in the fall/trajectory zone of the climbing portion associated with the wooden structure. All three areas measure three inches of wooden mulch. For this type of surfacing and adequate depth of surfacing is required to measure at least six inches in the fall/trajectory zones.

Plan of Correction: The PD has ordered playground wood mulch and it will be delivered tomorrow. Surfacing depth will be monitored according to the playground policy and procedure.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on the inspector's observations, the center failed to ensure food brought from home was labeled as required by the standard. Evidence: in the school age classroom the inspector observed two lunch boxes that were not dated and two individual bags of cereal that were not dated and were not labeled with the child's name. Food brought from home is required to be dated and labeled with the child's name.

Plan of Correction: The Program Leader for the classroom stated she would label the items and ensure staff knew to date and label items as they arrive to the center in the morning if not already done so by the parent.


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