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Apple Tree Learning Center #1002
601 West Washington Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 539-9000

Current Inspector: Melinda Popkin (757) 802-5281

Inspection Date: May 3, 2017

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.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Licensing Inspector arrived at 9:00 AM and departed at 2:15 PM. At the time of the tour, there were 66 children ages two through preschool in care with eight staff. Children were observed participating in circle time, free play and eating lunch. The sample size was five staff and seven children's records. A violation was noted in the area of physical plant.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and review, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all areas and equipment of the center are maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: There was a Plexiglas area on the climbing structure that had been patched. The patch had several sharp areas that posed a hazard for the children in care.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance department will replace piece of Plexiglas.

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