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Arlington Montessori House
3809 and 3813 N. Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 524-2511

Current Inspector: Tanya Johnson (571) 423-6392

Inspection Date: Feb. 22, 2019

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Discussed playground best practices and types of acceptable documentation for staff qualifications.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 1:00 pm-2:30pm. There were 29 children present with 6 staff. The physical plant, 2 staff records, 2 children?s records, medication authorizations, fire and health inspections, policies, and playground were inspected. Children were observed participating in lunch and life skills, setting up mats, table activities and clean-up. There was an abundant supply of materials for the children. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. Should you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Georganne Buccine (georganne.buccine@dss.virginia.gov)

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, a staff member did not obtain and submit the results of a follow-up tuberculosis screening every two years. Evidence: Staff#1 was missing documentation of a current TB test. Test presented was dated 12/2016 and expired 12/2018.

Plan of Correction: I will have her get a dr's note.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-E
Description: Based on observation, sandbox was not covered when not in use. Evidence: The sandbox on the playground did not have a cover. Administration stated the cover broke and needed to be replaced.

Plan of Correction: We will purchase another

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based on staff interviews, staff did not ensure they knew where children were and what they were doing. Evidence; Interview with classroom staff revealed no one knew how many children were present in their care during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure we do a retraining with all staff

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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