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Gloucester Montessori School
8381 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Gloucester, VA 23061
(804) 693-6455

Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: Sept. 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.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted at the facility on September 19, 2018, from approximately 9:37am -11:00am. Upon the entrance there were 13 children with 2 staff. The Licensing Inspector observed children in multiple activities, exploring how to squeeze a orange for juice, coloring , using stamps, counting and exploring sound. The Licensing Inspector reviewed 5 children records and 4 staff records. No medication is given at the center presently. Exit interview was conducted with Administrator .

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review the licensee did not ensure all required documents were obtained for staff records. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on September 19, 2018, staff #4 was missing one reference.

Plan of Correction: The center has received additional references. References submitted initially were not returning phone calls.

Standard #: 63.2-1721.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review, the licensee did not ensure that staff who lived out of state in the past five years had a central registry completed in the state they live in the past five years. Evidence: During the inspection on September 19, 2018, Staff #1( hire date 05/25/2018) sworn statement of affirmation documented that the person lived outside of Virginia in the past five years. Confirmed with administrator that she did not contact the state staff #1 lived in and did not request a central registry.

Plan of Correction: The center is starting the process for central registry the state she previously lived in.

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