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Little Oaks Montessori Academy
13525 Dulles Technology Drive, 103
Herndon, VA 20171
(571) 336-2559

Current Inspector: Kelly Patterson-Savittiere (703) 479-4746

Inspection Date: Oct. 24, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance today included USDA standards for meals; adding "tummy time" to written forms for infant reports when children cannot yet turn on their own; CPR training to include proof of skills and cognitive knowledge; background checks and TB updates; requirements for food service vendors; placement of inspection reports.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 11 am - 2:30 pm. There were four classes present with 42 children and 11 staff. I observed children singing; learning about music and doing fingerplays; working with puzzles and Montessori tasks; playing outdoors, eating lunch and beginning naptime. If you have any questions, please contact me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on a review of staff records, one staff did not have documentation of a current tuberculosis screening available. Evidence: Staff # 1 had a tuberculosis screening that expired 8/18.

Plan of Correction: I will send her tomorow for anew TB screening.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-B
Description: Based on a review of records today, not all annual approval from other agencies were available. Evidence: There was no documentation available of annual approval from the health department for the food service vendor who provides meals at the center.

Plan of Correction: I will have the caterer provide me with the certification.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation during today's inspection, there was a storage area outdoors that was not maintained in a safe condition. Evidence" The wooden storage bin to the left of the planting area had a broken wooden board today, exposing a sharp nail and a space between the boards.

Plan of Correction: I will take it off and replace this today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation during today's inspection, there were some hazardous items not kept in a locked place as required. Evidence: The electrical closet and the janitor's closet, where cleaning items were stored, were not locked when checked.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-D
Description: Based on observation during today's inspection, there was medication available without a written authorization available. Evidence: Two medications were present for Child # 1, who enrolled this month, were present but there was no written authorization available.

Plan of Correction: I will contact the parents via e-mail to make sure he has it before he returns.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: The over the counter allergy medication for one child was not labeled as required. Evidence: The bottle of allergy medication did not contain the prescribed dosage as required.

Plan of Correction: This will be returned.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on a review of medication records, there were medications and authorizatons that did not meet the criteria for administration. Evidence: 1. The emergency medication available today for Child # 2 did not match the original prescription container. 2. The authorization for medication for Child # 2 did not give permission for this school to administer the medication. 3. The manufacturer's expiration dates for medications for Child # 2 expired 12/17; and Child # 1's over the counter medication had an expiration date of 8/16.

Plan of Correction: 1. I will return the medication to the parent today. 2. I will make sure the parent has the proper forms with the proper medication. 3. I will make sure the medications are current.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observation during today's inspection, not all medications were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method as required. Evidence: In two classrooms, children's allergy medications were kept in backpacks on a wall, but the contents was not locked as required. One class had a metal box in the backpack, but it was not locked.

Plan of Correction: All medications will be locked.


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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