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Full Circle Montessori School (N. Fairfax Drive)
2230 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 243-8282

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: May 10, 2016

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.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the location of the posted Violation Notice.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was initiated today at 11:30am. The physical plant, 3 staff files, 4 children's files, annual fire inspection, staff training, children's activities, medications, emergency procedures, drills and supplies were inspected today. There were 18 children under the supervision of 3 staff. During the inspection, children were observed participating in circle time, singing songs, preparing to go outside and playing on the playground area. The children bring in their lunches each day they are in care. The interactions between the children and staff were seen to be positive and constructive in nature. There is currently 1 staff certified in MAT (medication administration training) and 2 staff certified in First Aid and CPR. Should you have any questions, please contact me at mary.wizbicki@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on file review and observations, the center failed to follow all procedures for administering medications. Evidence 1. Child #1 has a medication authorization for benedryl and an epi-pen in case of emergency. There is no benedryl available on site to be administered.

Plan of Correction: The administrator sent the parent an email during the inspection asking for the Benedryl to be brought to the center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on file review and interview, the center did not practice an evacuation drill every month children are in care. Evidence 1. The evacuation drill log has a Shelter-In-Place drill having been conducted on January 19th, 2016. However, there was no evacuation drill completed or recorded during this month.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure to complete an evacuation drill every month, whether or not a shelter-in-place is 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.

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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