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Dulles Montessori School
898 Crestview Drive
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 627-2967

Current Inspector: Tanya Johnson (571) 423-6392

Inspection Date: Sept. 22, 2015

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 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed MAT and Daily Health Observation training with the director.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was initiated today at 12:30pm. The physical plant, 4 staff files, 4 children's files, fire and health inspections, children's activities, medications, emergency procedures, drills and supplies were inspected today. There were 17 children under the supervision of 5 teachers. During the inspection, children were observed enjoying free play, eating lunch, reading books, playing games, having a diaper changed and preparing to take naps. For lunch, the children can sign up to receive the hot lunch program or bring their lunch from home. The center provided spaghetti with marinara sauce, salad, cantaloupe and milk today. Should you have any questions, please contact me at mary.wizbicki@dss.virginia.gov or (703) 479-4707.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on file review, 3 out of 4 staff files do not have documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment. Evidence 1. Staff #2, #3 and #4 do not have reference checks on file.

Plan of Correction: The director is working on obtaining these.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-4
Description: Based on file review and interview, there is no documentation to support that children who have been prescribed shall always be in the care of a staff member who has been trained to administer emergency medications. Evidence 1. Staff #1 is said to be certified in MAT. However, there is no documentation at the center to verify this.

Plan of Correction: Staff #1 will bring this documentation into the center. Staff #5 is scheduled to attend a MAT certification training on October 7th. Staff #2 may also get certified. This will help in case staff #1 cannot be at the center for any reason.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based on file review an interview, there were no staff who have obtained (within the last three years) instruction in performing the daily health observation of children.

Plan of Correction: The director will look into having staff attend this training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on observations and file review, the center did not follow all procedures for administering medications. Evidence 1. Child #1 has and epi-pen, benedryl and tylenol at the center to be administered in case of emergency. There is no current written authorization from the parents and doctor for these to be administered.

Plan of Correction: The director gave the parent the form to be completed. She will check on the status of it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on observations, the center did not dispose of medications within 14 days of the authorization expiration date. Evidence 1. Child #2 has children's Claritin and Benedryl on site. The medication form expired on 8/8/15.

Plan of Correction: The center has a replacement for the benedryl with a new medication authorization on site. The director will ensure that the Claritin is no longer needed for this child.

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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