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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: Nov. 19, 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 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Today an unannounced monitoring visit was conducted with the Director-Mrs. Mardee Wimmer this visit took place in the morning between 9:45-12 there were a total of 43 students with 5 staff in building #1 &#2. The children were observed having morning free play, making biscuits, having snack, counting, and in transition for lunch and dismissal. Lunch consisted of chicken quesadilla, whole wheat tortilla, fruit, salad and milk. Positive interactions were observed during this inspection. A complete inspection of the physical plant, children and staff records, fire drill log, medication and emergency procedures were observed during this inspection. If you have any questions, please e-mail me at Mayasah.Thomas@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on observation of the records, one staff record did not include documentation of orientation training. Evidence: Staff #1's record did not include documentation of orientation training.

Plan of Correction: Director stated that she will have them complete it by the end of the week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, the following area was found not being maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: In building #1, deteriorating/chipped wood were found on a shelf in the bathroom near the toilet paper dispenser.

Plan of Correction: Director stated that they will put a request out to parents to see if someone can fix the shelf.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-H
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, medication and a purse was found unlocked and accessible to children. Evidence: In building #2, medication and a purse was found in a unlocked storage closet accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: Director immediately locked the storage closet during this inspection.

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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