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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: Jan. 31, 2018

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures

Comments:
Today's visit was a complaint investigation initiated as a result of allegations received in the licensing office regarding a staff member working without a required background check and additional required record information, children in attendance without required record requirements, capacity limits for available space in a classroom, and roughly handling a child by a new staff member. During the investigation a staff record was reviewed for a new staff member, interviews took place with five staff members to include the center's owner and Program Director, and records were reviewed for seventeen recently enrolled children for after school care. Based on the evidence during the complaint investigation the complaint is deemed "valid". Violations were cited within the areas of the allegations.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on the inspector's review of seventeen recently enrolled school age children, the center failed to ensure a portion of the children had an immunization records or Certification of Religious Exemption before attending the center. Attendance records and start dates in the records were reviewed and demonstrated first dates of attendance for the children as of 1/29/18. Evidence: The records for children #4, #8, #9,#11, #13, #14, #15, #16, and #17 did not have documentation that each child has received the immunizations required by the State Board of Health before the child can attend the center or documentation of Certification of Religious Exemption.

Plan of Correction: Seven children have dropped from the program. The Program Director is currently auditing the records and obtaining all of the required information. There is also a third party auditor responsible for auditing children's records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on the inspector's review of seventeen recently enrolled children for after school care, the center failed to ensure a portion of the children's records contained all of the required information. Start dates listed in the files for each of the children indicated 1/29/18. Evidence: The record for children #1, #2, #4, #13, #15, did not not have required enrollment information to include nickname, if any; name, home address and home phone number of each parent who has custody; when applicable, work phone number and place of employment of each parent who has custody; name and phone number of child's physician; name address, phone number of two designated people to call in an emergency if a parent cannot be reached; names of persons authorized to pick up the child; allergies, intolerances to food, medication, or any other substances, and actions to take in an emergency situation; chronic physical problems and pertinent developmental information and any special accommodations needed, previous child day care and schools; any additional programs or schools that the child is concurrently attending and the grade or class level.

Plan of Correction: Seven children have dropped from the program. The Program Director is currently auditing the records and obtaining all of the required information. There is also a third party auditor responsible for auditing children's records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on the inspector's review of the record for staff member #1, the center failed to have all of the required items as outlined in this standard. Evidence: The record for staff member #1 did not include orientation training, an emergency contact to include name, address and phone number, start date, two out of two required references, and title.

Plan of Correction: The staff member has not returned to the center after the day of the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on the inspector's review of seventeen records for recently enrolled school age children, the center failed to ensure a portion of the records included the required written agreements between the parent and and the center by the first day of the child's attendance. Evidence: The records for children #1, #2, #9, #10, #11, #13, #15, and #17 did not have documentation of required agreements to include authorization for emergency care when a parent cannot be located, a statement that the parent will notify the center when the child becomes ill and the parent will arrange for pick up as soon as possible, and a statement that the parent will inform the center within 24 hours or the next business day after his child or immediate household member has developed a reportable communicable disease.

Plan of Correction: Seven children have dropped from the program. The Program Director is currently auditing the records and obtaining all of the required information. There is also a third party auditor responsible for auditing children's records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-530-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on the record review for a staff member who transported children, the center failed to ensure the staff member had documentation of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and rescue breathing training when serving as the only staff member present on a vehicle during afternoon transportation for pick-up at area schools. Evidence: Staff member #1 served as a driver for afternoon pick-up on the afternoon of 1/29/18. Interviews with staff member #1, the Program Director and the owner of the facility all stated the staff member served as the driver for afternoon pick-up to area schools and was the only staff member on the vehicle during transportation of the children.

Plan of Correction: The staff member has not returned to the center since 1/31/18.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on the inspector's review of staff member #1 record, the center failed to ensure a staff member had received the results of the criminal finger print background checks before employment at the center. Evidence: Staff member #1 served as a driver for afternoon pick-up on the afternoon of 1/29/18. Interviews with staff member #1, the Program Director and the owner of the facility all stated the staff member served as the driver for afternoon pick-up to area schools and was the only staff member present on the vehicle during the transportation of children. Staff member #1 did not have the results of a criminal finger print background check in her record.

Plan of Correction: The staff member did not return to the center after 1/31/18 and the former Program Director failed to obtain the required background check for the staff member.

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.

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