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Montessori of Gainesville - Casa dei Bambini
14130 Glenkirk Road
Gainesville, VA 20155
(703) 754-0946

Current Inspector: Keesha M Minor (540) 340-2672

Inspection Date: Jan. 14, 2020

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 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced Renewal Inspection was conducted today from 8:45am to 10:50am. There were 67 (Infants to Primary) directly supervised by 14 staff. The physical plant, 11 staff records, 10 children?s records, 3 children's medications and medication authorization records, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in circle time, arriving to care, participating in morning work time, and interacting with staff. Hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was a sufficient supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector. Keesha Minor (keesha.minor@dss.virginia.gov) (540) 340-2672.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that it obtained documentation that each child has received immunizations required by the State Board of Health before the child can attend the center.
Evidence: Reviewed 10 children's records and found that Child 1 did not have documentation of an immunization record or certifcation of religious exemption.

Plan of Correction: Will follow up with parents and obtain missing immunization records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that each child has a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician.
Evidence: Reviewed 10 children's records and found that Child 3 did not have documentation of a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: Will follow up with parents to obtain missing immunization record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that each staff member shall submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening no later than 21 days after employment and shall have been completed within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employing.
Evidence: Reviewed 11 staff records and found that Staff 1 had a TB screening more than 12 months prior to employment.

Plan of Correction: When staff arrives they will be requested to get it in.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that children's records were maintained with the required information.
Evidence: Reviewed 10 children's records and found that Child 7 did not have documentation of work information.Wi

Plan of Correction: Will follow-up with the parents for a work number.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.
Evidence:
1) Observed in Classroom 4, peeling paint under the window near the tall plant.
2) Observed in Classroom One and Two, a low hanging cord that was accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: We will scrape it and paint it as soon as we can schedule it. The cords were corrected at the time of the visit.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. If a key is used, the key shall not be accessible to the children.
Evidence:
1) Observed antibacterial hand soap for teachers marked "keep out of reach of children" in Classroom One
2) Observed Clorox wipes, Lysol spray, cleansmart, swiffer wet jet in a locked closet with the key in the door accessible to children in Room Two
3) Observed in Room 4 Aveeno lotion marked "keep out of reach of children" accessible to children under the sink, in an unlocked cabinet.

Plan of Correction: Will lock up the hand soap, hand lotion and will make sure staff know if must be locked up. Will remind staff to keep the key in the wall,

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that when food is brought from home, it is labeled so as to clearly identify the owner and dated.
Evidence: Observed near classroom One and Four, lunches that were not dated.

Plan of Correction: Will have a discussion with the owner about how to proceed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that prepared infant formula is refrigerated, labeled and dated.
Evidence: Observed in the Infant classroom a grey container of prepared formula that was not dated.

Plan of Correction: Will speak with the owner and discuss how to proceed.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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