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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: April 19, 2018

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 renewal visit was conducted with Center Adminstrator. This visit took place in the morning between 9:30am-12:15 there were two building observed with a total of 54 children and 6 staff within the supervision guidelines. The children were observed having morning snack, counting, math, sewing, learning shapes, countries, and actively engaged in self-selected activities, lunch and dismissal. Lunch consisted of spinach manicotti, fruit, carrots, bread and butter. Positive interactions were observed during this inspection. A complete inspection of the physical plant, children and staff records, fire drill log, medications, fire and health inspections, liability insurance, and emergency procedures. If you have any questions, please e-mail me at Mayasah.Thomas@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on review of medications, the center failed to return medication to parent within the designated 14 days and or dispose of the medication as required. Evidence: An expired medication (3/18) was found on-site beyond the expiration date, and the 14 days to be returned to parent or disposed.

Plan of Correction: Center Admin stated that the medication will be returned to the parent today at pickup.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on documentation review, the center did not have documentation of monthly fire drill for the following month. Evidence: No documentation of fire drill for the month of March 2018 building 3809.

Plan of Correction: Center stated that they will make sure a drill documented each month.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on review of the center's incident reports, reports were missing documentation of some of the required information. Evidence: A random sampling of reports (5 out of 15) did not include . date & time of notification of parents, date and time of incident, and future action to prevent reoccurrence.

Plan of Correction: Center stated that they will remain staff that everything on the form must be filled out.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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