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Midlothian Montessori
122 N. Courthouse Road
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 794-8661

Current Inspector: Florence Martus (804) 662-9772

Inspection Date: Oct. 23, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The inspector arrived at 9:15 am and concluded the inspection at approximately 12:10 pm. A center?s volunteer assisted the inspector throughout the inspection. The census for today?s inspection consisted of 27 children in the direct care of 3 staff and one volunteer. Upon the inspector's arrival, the children were observed during circle time where they were reviewing a lesson on living and non-living things. The children were observed participating at various times and engaged with their peers and staff. The children were later observed outside in their respective playground. The playground area was inspected and found to be in compliance. The classrooms are decorated with the children's artwork and are equipped with age and stage appropriate materials. The center had the following posted: license, daily schedule, emergency numbers, evacuation maps, menu and various parent information. The center's first aid kit and non-emergency supplies were inspected and found complete. Five children's records, one volunteer record, and four staff records were reviewed during today's inspection. Per staff, there are no medications onsite at this time.

Health Inspection: 09/26/2019 Fire Inspection: 10/16/2018, new scheduled for 10/31/2019

The last documented evacuation drill was documented on 09/12/2019. A shelter-in-place drill was documented on 01/28/2019. A second shelter-in-place drill will need to be completed before the end of the year as two shelter-in-place drills are required annually.

Lunch is brought from home and snack is provided by the center. The snack menu was posted and the required food groups are served.


Please complete the `plan of correction' and `date to be corrected' for each violation cited on the Violation Notice and return it to me within 5 business days from the date of receipt. Please specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standards, 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again, and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measure(s).

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Florence Martus, at (804) 662-9772.

The provider?s responses for the ?plan of correction? were not received as of 11/04/2019 and will not appear on this Violation Notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a review of volunteer/staff records on 10/23/2019, the center did not ensure that one staff and one volunteer submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis (TB) screening within the required time frame.

Evidence: 1) The record for Staff #2, hired on 5/28/2019, contained the results of a TB screening that were dated 9/11/2019. 2) The record for Volunteer #1, whose volunteer services started on 9/03/2019, did not contain documentation of a negative TB screening. Documentation of the screening shall be submitted no later than 21 days after employment or volunteering and shall have been completed within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employing or volunteering.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of volunteer/staff records on 10/23/2019, the center did not ensure two staff and one volunteer had the required information.

Evidence: 1) The record for Staff #1, hired on 9/03/2019, did not contain the required documentation for two references that were taken over the phone. The references did not contain the results of the call and the signature of person making the call.

2) One out of two references for Staff #2, hired on 5/28/2019, was obtained on 6/16/2019. 3) The record for Volunteer #1, whose volunteer services started on 9/03/2019, did not contain documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before volunteering. Staff records should contain documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment or volunteering.

4) The record for Staff #1 did not contain documentation of orientation training. 5) The record for Volunteer #1 did not contain documentation of orientation training.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation at the center on 10/23/2019, the center did not ensure all electrical outlets have protective covers.

Evidence: 1) The licensing inspector observed two electrical outlets without a protective cover in the preschool classroom.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on a review of volunteer/staff records on 10/23/2019, the center did not ensure that one staff had a completed sworn statement or affirmation prior to hire.

Evidence: 1) The record for Staff #1, hired on 9/03/2019, did not contain a sworn disclosure statement or affirmation.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of volunteer/staff records on 10/23/2019, the center did not ensure that one staff and one volunteer had a central registry finding within 30 days of employment or volunteer service.

Evidence: 1) The record for Staff #2, hired on 5/28/2019, did not contain the results of a current central registry finding. Staff #2 was still employed at the time of the inspection on 10/23/2019.

2) The record for Volunteer #1, whose volunteer services started on 9/03/2019, did not contain the results of a central registry finding. Volunteer #1 was still providing services at the time of the inspection on 10/23/2019.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on a review of volunteer/staff records on 10/23/2019, the center did not ensure one staff and one volunteer had the results of a fingerprint based background check prior to hire or volunteering.

Evidence: 1) The record for Staff #2, hired on 5/28/2019, did not contain the results of a fingerprint based background check.

2) The record for Volunteer #1, whose volunteer services started on 9/03/2019, did not contain the results of a fingerprint based background check.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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