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Generations Montessori School of Charlottesville
1525 Stony Point Road
Charlottesville, VA 22911
(434) 422-8161

Current Inspector: Beth Orebaugh (540) 847-9173

Inspection Date: Sept. 26, 2018

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on September 26, 2018, between the hours of approximately 10:15 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. Twenty-seven (27) children were in the care of seven staff members. One additional staff member was on site and assisted, as needed. Five children's records and six staff members' records were reviewed and/or updated. No medications were on site/administered, on this date. Posted information, safety equipment (first aid kit, flashlight and radio) and available documents were observed/reviewed. The snack provided on this date included pizza (crust made by the children), oranges and water. Lunches were provided by the children's parents. The facility was observed to be clean and supplied with a variety of age/stage appropriate learning and play materials/toys. Program observation was completed. Activities observed on this date included: work cycle and classroom play; snack; outdoor play; circle time with songs and stories; restroom, diapering and handwashing procedures; lunch; naptime; and pick-up/departure of children. Staff/child interactions, behavior guidance and daily routines/transitions were observed. Staff members were observed to be positive, patient and attentive to the individual needs of the children. Children's independence was fostered/encouraged. One previously cited violation was reviewed for compliance (inspection date - 3/13/2018); no repeat violations were cited. Exceptions to compliance with the licensing standards were noted on the accompanying violation notice. Please contact me if you have questions concerning this inspection, the licensing standards and/or if I may be of assistance to you (540) 430-9262.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on review of five children's records and discussion with staff on September 26, 2018, the program failed to obtain documentation that one child received the immunizations required by the State Board of Health before the child attended the center. Evidence: 1. Child A's immunization record was obtained on 9/10/2018 and the first date of attendance was 9/04/2018. 2. Staff #1 confirmed the child's first date of attendance and the date the immunization record was received.

Plan of Correction: In the future, immunization records will be obtained prior to children's attendance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review/update of six staff records and discussion with staff on September 26, 2018, the program failed to ensure three staff members submitted documentation of negative tuberculosis (TB) screenings prior to or within 21 days after employment. Evidence: 1. Review of staff #4 and staff #6's records, on this date, determined that documentation of negative TB screenings was not on file. The staff members' date of employment was 8/29/2018. 2. Review of staff #5's record, on this date, determined that documentation of a negative TB screening was not submitted within 21 days after employment (date of employment - 8/29/2018 and date of TB screening - 9/25/2018). Follow up needed regarding the date recorded on the TB screening form of staff #5. 3. Staff #1 confirmed the dates of employment, lack of TB screenings and date of staff #5's TB screening.

Plan of Correction: TB screenings will be obtained for two staff members and follow up will be completed to ensure a correct screening date was documented on one staff member's TB screening report. In the future, continued effort will be made to ensure staff members submit negative TB screenings prior to or within 21 days of employment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, measurements and discussion with staff on September 26, 2018, the program failed to ensure an adequate depth of resilient surfacing under/surrounding the climbing equipment/equipment with moving parts and adequate fall zones surrounding playground equipment that required resilient surfacing. Evidence: 1. On this date, the fall zone from the climber ladder to the landscape timber was viewed to be approximately four feet and the fall zone from the slide exit to the end of the resilient surfacing was viewed to be approximately six feet, on the lower playground. 2. The resilient surfacing under/surrounding the playground climber on the upper playground was measured between 2 and 5 inches in depth and the surfacing under/surrounding the playground climber on the lower playground was measured between 3 and 5 inches in depth. 3. Staff #1 and/or #2 confirmed the depth of the resilient surfacing and the length of the fall zones.

Plan of Correction: The fall zones on the lower playground will be extended. The playground surfacing, on both playgrounds will be raked and additional resilient surfacing will be added, if necessary, to ensure a depth of six inches. An Allowable Variance request will be submitted for the resilient surfacing depth on the playgrounds.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review/update of six staff records and discussion with staff on September 26, 2018, the program failed to obtain fingerprint results for one staff member prior to the date of employment. Evidence: 1. Review of staff #6's record, on this date, determined that the fingerprint results were obtained on 9/17/2018 and the date of employment was 8/29/2018. 2. Staff #1 confirmed the above dates of fingerprint results and employment.

Plan of Correction: In the future, continued effort will be made to obtain fingerprint results prior to a staff member's date of employment.

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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