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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 12, 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.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Today's visit was a routine monitoring inspection. The inspection began at 9:00am and concluded at 5:00pm. There were forty children present with twelve direct care staff. A portion of the school age children were on a filed trip for the day. During the inspection seven out of twenty staff records were reviewed, five out of ninety-two children's records were reviewed, all seven classrooms were viewed, the playground was viewed, the emergency preparedness plan was viewed, infant care was observed, lunch time was observed, nap time was observed, four medications were present and authorizations were viewed, and emergency supplies were viewed. Thank you for your time, please call me at 309-2051.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-230-A
Description: Based on the inspector's observations and request to view a record for an independent contractor counting in the staff to child ratios, the center failed to ensure the independent contractor had a the qualifications for the applicable position. Evidence: The inspector observed an independent contractor teaching soccer, outside, to a group of five preschool age children. There were no additional center staff with the group. The center does not maintain a record for the independent contractor and the individual is required to have a record when counting in the ratio.

Plan of Correction: The Program Director will place a center staff member with the group at all times.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on measurement taken in wooden mulch used for resilient surfacing the center's outdoor playground, the center failed to ensure there was adequate depths of resilient surfacing for a piece of climbing equipment. Evidence: The inspector measured the depth of the wooden mulch at the base of a climbing wall, a rope wall, and at the base of a slide the depths for all measured two inches or less in all three areas. The required depth of resilient surfacing for wooden mulch is six inches.

Plan of Correction: The PD has made contact with a supplier of playground mulch and will have an order delivered within two week of today's date.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on the inspector's review of a sample of seven out of twenty staff records, the center failed to ensure background checks for the criminal record check were received within thirty days of employment for a portion of the sample. Evidence #1: The record for staff member #5 has a documented start date of 2/13/17 and the CRC results are stamped received by the agency responsible for processing the requests on 3/24/17 and signed completed 4/11/17. The CRC was not received within the staff member's first thirty days of employment.

Plan of Correction: Background check requests will be made within the staff members's first week of employment and follow-up will be conducted and documented when not returned within thirty days.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on the inspector's review of a sample of seven out of twenty staff records, the center failed to ensure background checks for the search of the central registry were received within thirty days of employment for a portion of the sample. Evidence #1: The record for staff member #1 has a documented start date of 5/22/17 and there are no CPS background results documented and no follow up has been documented with the agency responsible for processing the request. Evidence #2: The record for staff member #22 has a documented start date of 5/22/17 and there are no CPS background results documented and no follow up has been documented with the agency responsible for processing the request. Evidence #3: The record for staff member #3 has a documented start date of 5/30/17 and there are no CPS background results documented and no follow up has been documented with the agency responsible for processing the request. Evidence #4: The record for staff member #4 has a documented start date of 5/09/17 and there are no CPS background results documented and no follow up has been documented with the agency responsible for processing the request.

Plan of Correction: The PD conducted follow-up during the time of the inspection and will resubmit the background check requests if needed.

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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