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Central Montessori School Infant And Toddler Program
2107 Jefferson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 447-1163

Current Inspector: Sharon Curlee (804) 840-8312

Inspection Date: March 15, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 ADMINISTRATION.
8VAC20-780 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 PROGRAMS.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL SERVICES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and a virtual tour of the program.

A monitoring inspection was initiated on March 15, 2022 and concluded on March 16, 2022. The director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were 16 children present, ranging in ages from four months to two years, with five staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of two child records and three staff records were reviewed.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Based on review of staff records and interview, the center did not request an out of state child abuse and neglect search, from any state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years, by the end of the 30th day of employment.

Evidence:

1. The record of staff #3, hired 09/13/2021, contained documentation of the out of state abuse and neglect search request dated 03/15/2022, exceeding the allowable time frame of 30 days from the date of employment to be requested.
2. Administration stated the out of state child abuse and neglect search request had not been conducted within 30 days of the staff's hire date.

Plan of Correction: Per administration: When I pulled the file for review, it was noted that the out of state abuse and neglect search had not been requested. I immediately requested the search and received the results back for the record. I will ensure all background checks are completed in the required time frame.

Standard #: 22.1-289.058
Description: Based on interview, the center did not ensure each building that was built before 2015 was equipped with at least one carbon monoxide detector.

Evidence:

The administrator stated the building did not have a carbon monoxide detector.

Plan of Correction: Per the administrator, We will purchase a carbon monoxide detector and have it installed by tomorrow.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A-8
Description: Based on review of children's records, the center did not obtain a written care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy, to include instructions from a physician regarding the food to which the child is allergic and the steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction;

Evidence:

The record for Child #3, with a diagnosed food allergy, did not contain a written allergy care plan from a physician.

Plan of Correction: Per the administration: I will request the parents provide a allergy care plan from the child's physician today.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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