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Creative Play School I
845 N. Howard Street
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 751-3388

Current Inspector: Ariel Hayes (804) 629-7124

Inspection Date: Sept. 15, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's records did not have complete information. Evidence: 1. Child A and Child B were missing the work phone numbers for both parents listed.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parent's for the information today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to maintain equipment outside in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. There is a blue swing that the bar has slipped through and is coming out of the seat and not level with the other side.

Plan of Correction: I removed the whole structure from the playground immediately and will have our maintenance person look at it to see if it can be repaired or it will be disposed of.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on review of diaper ointments and creams, the center did not obtain written authorization from the parent to apply diaper ointment or cream. Evidence: 1. Child A had a diaper ointment or cream labeled with the child's name on it, but did not have written authorization from the parent in the Toddler Room. 2. Six children had diaper ointment or cream labeled with the child's name on it, but did not have written authorization from the parent in the Two Year old Classroom.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents to fill out the form or return the diaper ointments or cream.


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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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