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Montessori School of Charlottesville
1602 Gordon Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 295-0029

Current Inspector: Beth Orebaugh (540) 847-9173

Inspection Date: Nov. 29, 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)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
Thank you for your time and assistance during the unannounced monitoring inspection conducted on November 29, 2018, between the hours of approximately 10:15 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Forty-six (46) children were enrolled and thirty-nine (39) children were in the care of six staff members during the on site inspection. One additional staff member was present and able to assist, as needed. Five children's records were reviewed and five staff records were reviewed and/or updated. One child's medications and two children's topical ointments, as well as authorization forms were reviewed. Program activities, daily routines, interactions with children, staffing, supervision, equipment, posted information, one local agency inspection report, emergency supplies and drill records, snack/menu, and both the classrooms and the outdoor playground areas were observed/reviewed. Lunches were provided by the children's parents. The facility was observed to be clean and supplied with a variety of age/stage program specific learning and play materials. Program observation was completed. Activities observed on this date included: children's work cycle in the 3 through 6-year-old classrooms; outdoor play; handwashing and restroom procedures; lunch; naptime and departure/pick-up of children. Staff members were observed providing attentive supervision during activities and transitions. Previously cited violations (inspection date - 5/15/2018) were reviewed for compliance; no repeat violations were cited. Refer to the accompanying violation notice for exceptions to compliance. Please contact me if you have concerns regarding this inspection, the licensing standards and/or if I may be of assistance to you (540) 430-9262.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of five staff records and discussion with staff on November 29, 2018, the program failed to obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis (TB) screening within 21 days of employment for staff #3 and staff #4. Evidence: 1. Review of staff #3's record, on this date, determined that documentation of a negative TB screening was not on file (employment date - 8/21/2018). 2. Review of staff #4's record, on this date, determined that documentation of a negative TB screening was not submitted within 21 days of employment (employment date - not documented in record). 3. Staff #1 confirmed that documentation of a negative TB screening was not on file for staff #3 (payment receipt only was on file). 4. Staff #1 confirmed that documentation of a negative TB screening was not submitted by staff #4 within 21 days of employment.

Plan of Correction: Documentation of a negative TB screening will be obtained for staff #3. In the future, documentation of negative TB screenings will be submitted by staff members within 21 days of employment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review and/or update of five staff records and discussion with staff on November 29, 2018, the program failed to document written information to demonstrate that three of the staff members possessed orientation training. The program also failed to document the date of employment in one of the staff records reviewed. Evidence: 1. Review of employment records for staff #2 (employment date - 8/20/2018), staff #3 (employment date - 8/21/2018) and staff #4's (employment date - not documented), on this date, determined that documentation of orientation training was not included in the staff members' records. 2. Review of staff #4's record, on this date, determined that the date of employment was not documented. 2. Staff #1 confirmed the lack of orientation training documentation in the staff records and the lack of documentation of staff #4's employment date, in the staff record.

Plan of Correction: Written documentation of orientation training will be completed and included in the staff records. The date of employment will be added in staff #4's record.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review/update of five staff records and discussion with staff on November 29, 2018, the program failed to obtain the results of a search of the central registry maintained by another state in which one staff member resided in the preceding five years (prior to employment). Evidence: 1. Review of staff #2's record, on this date, determined that the staff member had resided outside of Virginia within the past five years (prior to employment on 8/20/2018). The results of a search of the central registry, maintained by the state the staff member had resided in, were not on file. 2. Staff #1 confirmed the lack of the results of a search of the central registry maintained by a state the staff member had resided in within the past five years.

Plan of Correction: A central registry clearance request will be submitted to the state the employee previously resided in.

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