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Loudoun Montessori School
21690 Red Rum Drive
Suites 182 - 192
Ashburn, VA 20147
(571) 291-2875

Current Inspector: Lisa Hudson (571) 389-2459

Inspection Date: Jan. 22, 2020

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(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
As discussed, please keep the Division updated with regard to future expansion.
Discussed the requirements of baby bottle labeling and storage and also storage of food.
Discussed age and stage behavior guidance.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted this date. A total of 21 children with 5 staff on site. Observation of all 3 classrooms, bathrooms and outside playground was made. Review of on site medication was completed. A total of 4 staff records, 6 children's records, evacuation drills and staff training was reviewed. The children were observed eating lunch and engaged in individual activities such as pairing shapes, playing on the playground and sandbox. The center was found clean and organized and equipped with both Montessori and early childhood equipment. This inspection began at approximately 10:45am and ended at 2:10pm. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email me at: lisa.hudson@dss.virginia.gov with questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on staff record review, two staff records were not complete.
Evidence: Staff #2 and #4 are in lead teacher roles. Documentation of lead teacher qualifications was not maintained.
Documentation of two references was not found for Staff #4.

Plan of Correction: We will obtain copies of credentials and will forward to the Licensing Inspector for review. We will obtain two references for the one staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on staff record review, one staff did not receive orientation training by the end of the first day of employment.
Evidence: Staff #4 was hired in August 2019. No documentation was found that this staff received orientation training.

Plan of Correction: We will provide this training and document the completion.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on observation of the bathroom located off the toddler classroom, topical ointments were found accessible to children.
Evidence: Two diaper ointments were found located in a basket on the bottom shelf of a bench. This area was accessible to children in care.

Plan of Correction: We removed the ointments immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F-4
Description: Based on observation of lunch, food was offered that were potential choking hazards.
Evidence: Two children under the age of 3 years were observed eating large pieces of fruit that were considered potential choking hazards.

Plan of Correction: We will ensure that all food provided is cut up to prevent a choking hazard.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-N
Description: Based on observation of lunch, one child was observed walking around while eating.
Evidence: One child was observed walking around their chair with a large section of banana in his mouth.

Plan of Correction: Staff reminded this child to sit while eating.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on staff record review, one background check was not obtained.
Evidence: Staff #4 was hired on 8/22/19. Based on the Sworn Statement, this staff has lived outside of Virginia during the past five years. An out of state Central Registry search request was not completed.

Plan of Correction: We will request an out of state search today and forward the search request and search results to the Licensing Inspector once received.

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.

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