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Metta Montessori School
1012 S. Cleveland Street
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 920-0021

Current Inspector: Sharlene Sawyer (571) 835-5505

Inspection Date: March 21, 2019

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.

Technical Assistance:
Consultation was given pn proposed regulation changes and pre-service training.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted today from 9:50-11:15. All rooms were in ratio with direct care staff. Observed children in Montessori activities using supplies and equipment to support the curriculum. Lunch served today was hamburgers, beans, bread, and milk. Emergency preparation, drills, trainings and a sample of children's records were reviewed. Physical space is well maintained and has ample amount of materials. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me. Thank you Ann Dramstad Licensing Inspector 703-314-0860 ann.dramstad@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: Based on observation, one of nine medications was not labeled with the child's name. Evidence: An over the counter (OTC) medication for child #1 was unlabeled and did not have the child's name on the medication or the ziplock bag.

Plan of Correction: The OTC medication was labeled during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on center log, documentation of an evacuation drill was not maintained. Evidence: No evacuation drill was listed on the log for the month of February 2019.

Plan of Correction: Documentation was added during the inspection.

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