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Guidepost Montessori at West Alexandria
3475 N. Beauregard St., Suite 301
Alexandria, VA 22302
(571) 206-1687

Current Inspector: Sarah Marbert (703) 479-4678

Inspection Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
Discussed with Head of School:
*Background search requirements
*Allergy Action form - medications listed should be available, FARE form

Comments:
A monitoring inspection was begun on 11/05/2020. Children were observed resting in all rooms.
Emergency evacuation drills, medications, ratios, cot spacing, and rest supplies were all reviewed.
8 staff records were reviewed for background requirements and qualifications, TB screening and references. 3 children's records were reviewed. All were complete.
If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact me at 703-479-4678 or at Sarah.Marbert@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-4
Description: Based on a review of records, staff records do not contain documentation of completed out of state background searches required for any staff having resided outside of the state of Virginia in the past 5 years, prior to employment (hired after July 1,2020).
Evidence:
2 of 5 records reviewed did not contain documentation of the required Criminal History search for staff persons that have resided outside of the state of Virginia in the past 5 years.
*Staff #2 Date of Hire (DOH) 10/10/2020.
*Staff #4 DOH: 10/06/2020

Plan of Correction: Only 2 staff members were missing proper documentation of the D.C. Criminal History search. We have submitted proper documentation of correctly mailing in the D.C. Criminal History Search. We submitted this documentation to Sarah Marbert via email.

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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