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Full Circle Montessori School - Wakefield Street
801 N. Wakefield Street
Arlington, VA 22203
(571) 357-1278

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: Nov. 7, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 1:15pm-2:15pm. A total of 9 children were present with 2 staff. Children were observed while engaged in literacy, music and geography activities. Montessori principles were observed in the environment and within caregiver/child interactions. A sample of 4 children's records, 2 staff records, 1 volunteer record, emergency drills and supplies, medications and other documents were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are documented on the violation notice. If you have any questions, please contact me at Ivaco.Clarke@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-5505. Thank you for your cooperation.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, 1 out of 3 staff records did not include the required information. Evidence: The record for Staff #2 was missing documentation of 2 or more references prior to employment on 4/9/2018.

Plan of Correction: To be completed and placed in file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on records reviewed, 1 out of 3 staff records did not include documentation of 16 hours of annual staff development. Evidence: Documentation of annual staff development activities for the 2017-208 program year was not available for Staff #1 at the time of the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Documentation will be placed in staff file.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, 1 out of 3 staff did not submit to the repeat central registry background checks every five years. Evidence: The most recent central registry results for Staff #1 were obtained 8/8/2012.

Plan of Correction: Background check submitted 11/6/18. Awaiting results.

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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