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Montessori Children's Center
6319 Old Centreville Road
Centreville, VA 20121
(703) 266-1330

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: Aug. 2, 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.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:15 am-12:00. At the time of entrance, 54 children were in care with 12 staff members present. Children were observed during snack time, engaged in group activities, books, sequencing and outdoor splash play. A selection of staff and children records, medications and other documents were reviewed. The violations were reviewed with the center director. During this inspection, a investigation was conducted based on a self report incident. Staff were interviewed, there was no evidence to support the allegations. Therefore no violations were cited under the other inspection. Please contact me if you have any questions at Margaret.allworth@dss.virginia.gov or 703-209-3521.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on physical observation, where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing shall comply with the minimum safety standards. Fall zones are defined as the area underneath and surrounding equipment. Evidence: The areas underneath and surrounding the climber on the large playgound requires 6 inches of surfacing. The ground was bare at the bottom of the 2 slides and 2 ladders and the pea gravel was about one inch in depth surrounding the structure.

Plan of Correction: I will have someone rake and move the pea gravel under the climber.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on physical observation, disposable diapers shall be disposed in a leakproof system that is either foot operated or used in such a way that neither the staff members hand nor the soiled diaper touches an exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: The staff in the Montessori 2 and Infant program were using their hands to open the trash can to dispose of diapers.

Plan of Correction: I immediately moved a step on trash can in to each of these rooms.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on medication review, the center did not follow their medication policy by allowing long term medications without written authorization from the child's physician and parent. Evidence: The physician's signature for child #1 epi pen was observed on a Fairfax County Public School's authorization form and not the center's authorization form. The authorization form for child #2's Zyrtec was signed by the parent on 4/1/16 but no written authorization from the physician.

Plan of Correction: I will contact the parents to complete the correct form.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-530-A
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, there shall be a staff member trained in first aid and CPR in care who is on the premises during the center's hours of operation. Evidence: There is no staff with current certification in first aid and CPR during the hours of 7:00 am until 3:00 pm. The staff's certification expired in 5/20016.

Plan of Correction: I will schedule a training for staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review, the center shall implement a minimum od two shelter in place drills per year. Evidence: The center has not completed a shelter in place drill twice in a year. The last drill practiced was 6/2/15.

Plan of Correction: I will implement a shelter drill this month.

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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