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Lovettsville Montessori School
4 South Church Street
Lovettsville, VA 20180
(540) 822-3090

Current Inspector: Mary J. Wizbicki (703) 479-4707

Inspection Date: Sept. 11, 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.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Reviewed the out-of-state background check resources available on www.dss.virginia.gov

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was completed today. The physical plant, 4 staff files, 5 children's files,staff training, children's activities, emergency procedures, drills and supplies were inspected between 10:30am-12:30pm. There were 21 children under the supervision of 4 staff. During the inspection, children were observed participating in circle time, singing songs,reading books, knitting, completing puzzles, playing outside on the playground and preparing for and eating lunch. Each day the children are in care, they bring their lunches from home. The interactions between the children and staff were seen to be positive and constructive in nature. Should you have any questions, please contact me at mary.wizbicki@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 children's files does not have all required information.
Evidence
1. Child #3 has documentation of having an egg allergy. However, there is no documentation of an action to take in an emergency situation

Plan of Correction: The Director will ask the parents to add an action to take in this child's record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 4 staff records does not have all required information on file.
Evidence
1. Staff #3 does not have:
-The name, address and telephone number of a person to be notified in an emergency which shall be kept at the center.
-Written information to demonstrate that the individual possesses the education required by the job position.

Plan of Correction: The Director will get this information to keep on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on interview, the center did not maintain a record of the dates of the practice drills for one year.
Evidence
1. The Director informed the Inspector that she did not keep any of the evacuation drills from the 2018-2019 school year.

Plan of Correction: These will be kept for a year.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-3
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 4 staff record does not have results of a search of the central registry maintained by any other state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years.
Evidence
1. Staff #3 has lived in Maryland within the past five years, but does not have a Search of the Central Registry for that state on file.

Plan of Correction: The LI reviewed this information from the dss.virginia.gov website. This will be completed.

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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