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Montessori School of Charlottesville
631 Cutler Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 295-9055

Current Inspector: Beth Orebaugh (540) 847-9173

Inspection Date: May 24, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on May 24, 2018, between the hours of approximately 10:00 a.m. and 12:25 p.m. Forty-nine (49) children were enrolled and forty-three (43) children were in the care of six staff members during the on site inspection. One additional staff member was present and assisted as needed. Five children's records and five staff records were reviewed and/or updated. One child's medications and authorization forms were reviewed/observed. Safety equipment, posted information (license, inspection documentation, daily schedules, menu, emergency telephone numbers and evacuation diagram/plan) and available documents (emergency evacuation drill/shelter-in-place drill logs, attendance records, injury reports and local agency inspection reports) were observed/reviewed. Snack was provided by the children's parents and observed in the 3-6 year-old classrooms (oranges and crackers in one classroom and carrots, apples and crackers in one classroom). Lunches were provided by the children's parents. The facility was observed to be clean and supplied with a variety of age/stage program specific learning and play materials. Program observation was completed. Activities observed on this date included: children's work cycles; handwashing procedures; snack; outdoor play; treatment for minor injuries and pick-up/departure of children. Staff/child interactions, behavior guidance and daily routines/transitions were observed. Staff/child interactions were observed to be positive, supportive and encouraging of children's growth and development. Substantial compliance continues to be maintained with the licensing standards; exceptions to compliance were noted on the accompanying violation notice. Thank you for your time and assistance during this monitoring inspection. Please contact me if you have concerns regarding this inspection, the licensing standards and/or if I may be of assistance to you (540) 430-9262.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review and/or update of five staff records and discussion with staff #1 on May 24, 2018, the program failed to obtain the results of a follow-up tuberculosis (TB) screening/exam for one staff member at least every two years from the initial screening or testing. Evidence: 1. Update of staff #3's record, on this date, determined that the results of an updated TB screening/exam were not on file. 2. Staff #1 verified the date of the last TB screening/exam.

Plan of Correction: TB form given to teacher. Dr. appointment scheduled for today - 5/25/18.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on review and/or update of five staff records and discussion with staff #1 on May 24, 2018, the program failed to ensure one staff member annually attended 16 hours of staff development activities that related to child safety and development and the function of the center. Evidence: 1. Review of staff #2's record, on this date, determined that only 8 hours of annual training were documented for 2016-2017. 2. Staff #1 confirmed the annual training hours completed.

Plan of Correction: Email sent. Will document training hours by end of school year.

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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