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Chesterbrook Montessori School
3455 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 241-8271

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: Oct. 25, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed subsidy standards that will be merging with licensing standards, and medication authorization forms.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 9:50am-1:15pm. There were 34 children (3-5yrs.) supervised by 4 direct care staff. The physical plant, 4 staff records, 4 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed painting, working in their handwriting books, cutting flowers for vases, washing tables, learning letter sounds with cursive letters, using shape cutters, drawing on the chalkboard, and enjoying a classmate's birthday celebration. There was an abundance of books, toys, and materials, which were found to be developmentally appropriate for the children in care at the time of inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Anansa Archer-Hicks at (703) 268-3295, or anansa.archer-hicks@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 3 staff records did not contain documentation of results of a follow-up TB screening every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing. Evidence: Staff A's (date of hire: 3/1999) most recent documented TB test was dated 5/17/1999 (expired: 5/17/2001).

Plan of Correction: The employee will obtain an updated doctor's certificate to include TB.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, 2 of 4 children's files did not contain all of the required documentation. Evidence: 1. Child #2's (start date: 8/30/2017) record did not contain documentation of mom's phone number. 2. Child #3s (start date: 8/30/2017) record did not contain documentation of mom's place of employment.

Plan of Correction: Parents will be sent an e-mail by our administrator.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, 3 of 3 staff records did not contain all of the required information. Evidence: Staff A (date of hire: 3/1999), Staff B (date of hire: 9/2010), and Staff C's (date of hire: 9/2000) records did not contain documentation of an employment application.

Plan of Correction: We will fill them out.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the center did not ensure that there is always at least one staff member on duty who has obtained within the last three years instruction in performing the daily health observation of children. Evidence: There was no documentation of completed daily health observation on site.

Plan of Correction: Administrator will make arrangements to complete the staff training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-F
Description: Based on a review of medications, 2 of 4 children's medications were not in the original container with the direction label attached. Evidence: Child #2 (date of birth: 3/11/2014) and Child #3 (date of birth: 11/7/2013) both had Children's Benadryl on site that were not contained in the original container.

Plan of Correction: The administrator will send an e-mail to parents today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on a sample of medications, 1 of 4 prescription medications were not maintained in the original, labeled container. Evidence: Child #3's (date of birth: 11/7/2013) Albuterol Sulfate was on site and was not maintained in the original container with the prescription label.

Plan of Correction: The administrator will send an em-mail to parents today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on observation, the center's first aid kit did not include all of the required items. Evidence: The first aid kit did not contain an antiseptic cleaner.

Plan of Correction: We will buy it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review, the center did not implement a monthly practice evacuation drill and a a minimum of two shelter-in-place practice drills per year for the most likely to occur scenarios. Evidence: 1. There was no documentation of a completed firedrill for September 2018. 2. There was no documentation of 2 completed shelter-in-place drills for 2017. The center did document 1 completed shelter-in-place drill for 2017.

Plan of Correction: We will complete all required drills.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on record review, the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility were not posted. Evidence: The posted inspection of the facility was dated 12/11/2017. The most recent inspection of the facility was conducted on 4/19/2018.

Plan of Correction: We will post today's notice.

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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