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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: April 11, 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 (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the need to update your emergency preparedness plan to include the additional requirements that became effective 10/13/2022.

Additional resources will be emailed to the provider such as required training options, allergy action plan and the link to complete additional medication training when Auvi Q's epinephrine injectors are onsite.

Comments:
A monitoring inspection was conducted today. A total of 7 children with 2 staff were onsite. Several enrolled children were not present due to spring break. When the Licensing Inspector arrived, the children were working on an art project that involved cutting and gluing. Staff were supervising while the children completed the project independently. Walk thru of each classroom and outdoor area was made. Two medications onsite. Staff were observed positively engaged with the children. Two additional staff were observed planning lessons in the school aged classroom. A total of 3 children's records and 1 staff record along with certifications in first aid/CPR and MAT training were reviewed. Some violations found today. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email me with questions at: lisa.hudson@doe.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A-1
Description: Based on review of staff records, one TB screening was not obtained at or prior to hire.
Evidence:
Staff #1 was hired on 03/01/2022. The TB screening on file was dated 03/10/2022.

Plan of Correction: Staff #1 filled out all the required paper
work on 03/01/22 but her official start
date was 03/10/22

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-K
Description: Based on review of written procedures and documented training, required written policies were not found.
Center does not have written policies for prevention of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma.

Plan of Correction: Link is shared with the staff. All the staff
will finish the training by 04/13/22.
Thank you for sharing the link.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-C
Description: Based on review of staff records, the orientation one staff received did not include all the required topics.
Evidence:
1. Staff #1 was hired on 03/01/2022. The orientation training on file did not include the topics of abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome.

Plan of Correction: Shared the link with staff#1. Will
complete today. Thank you for sharing
the link.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-E
Description: Based on review of staff records, one staff did not receive required training within 30 days of hire.
Evidence:
Staff #1 was hired on 03/01/2022. Staff #1 has not received documented training in First Aid and CPR.

Plan of Correction: Placed in her file . Sending you copy
of it.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-I
Description: Based on review of staff training, documentation of orientation training was incomplete.
Evidence:
Staff #1's documented orientation training did not include the training delivery method, the entity or individual providing the training and the date the training was completed.

Plan of Correction: It is done and kept in her file.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation of the center, areas of the center was not maintained in a clean and safe manner.
Evidence:
The playground area located on the left side had piles of wet leaves and trash. The artificial turf was buckled and poses a tripping hazard.

Plan of Correction: Leaves are cleaned and turf is fixed.
All staff was instructed to check the
playground before each use.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, a hazardous substance was found unlocked.
Evidence:
A cleaning agent was found unlocked inside a bathroom which is accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: Cleaning agent is placed in secure area
with two step locked cabinet.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B
Description: Based on observation of the playground, resilient surfacing was not maintained.
Evidence:
The fall zones located under the slide and the climbing structure did not have a minimum of six inches of resilient surface maintained.

Plan of Correction: Already placed order in February but due
to shortage of sullpy. It is getting
delayed.
Please see the invoice copy attached.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-F
Description: Based on review of the current staffing schedule and staff statement, the center has not developed a policy for consistent staff.
Evidence:
The current staffing schedule does not include all groupings of children and a policy that ensures that children are cared for by consistent staff.

Plan of Correction: Please see the Plan in place as an
attachment.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-520-C
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, topical ointments were found accessible to children.
Evidence:
Three topical ointments were found in a plastic storage drawer inside the bathroom of the primary classroom. The storage drawer is accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: The ointments were moved immediately to a shelf out of reach of children.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-B
Description: Based on review of the Center's emergency evacuation plan, the plan did not contain reunification of children with parents.
Evidence:
The emergency evacuation plan did not include the methods of reuniting children with their parents during a lock down or a shelter in place scenario.

Plan of Correction: Please see the attached document.

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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