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Bristow Montessori School
9050 Devlin Road
Bristow, VA 20136
(703) 468-1191

Current Inspector: Cathy Aylor (540) 222-6352

Inspection Date: Sept. 12, 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.

8VAC20-790 Subsidy Regulations.

8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)

20 Access to minor?s records

22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

32.1 Report by person other than physician

63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
1. Consultation provided on the need to routinely audit medication to ensure on going compliance.
2. Consultation provided on crib sheets; the need for staff to remain n the crib room when a child is present,
3. Please make greater effort to ensure that infants are going outside daily, weather permitting.

4. Make sure you reach out to the health and fire officials about the need for your annual inspections.

5. Lunch shall consist of milk, meat/meat alternative, whole grain, 2 vegetables or 1 vegetable and 1 fruit.

6. Tuberculosis test/screenings must be submitted at the time of employment and prior to coming in contact with children. The documentation shall have been completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment.

7. Please review standards , 240 A, B and C regarding orientation training components.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted with the two co-directors from 1 pm to 4:05 pm. There were 87 children present with 11 staff providing supervision. Most of the children, other than the infants, were napping during the walkthrough. 7 of the 10 infants were on the floor crawling, exploring, walking and engaging with the staff.
Three allergy plans were reviewed as well as medications for 10 children. A sample size of 7 injury/accident reports were reviewed as well as five children and five staff files. The areas of non compliance is outlined on the violation notice.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-260-A
Description: Based on a review of recordkeeping and interview with administration, it was determined that the center had not obtained an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official.
The fire inspection report was dated 2/27/19.

Plan of Correction: Inspection completed 9/16/22. All corrections made by 9/22/22. Emailed Marshal, expecting documentation soon. Will seen documentation when received from fire marshal.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the poured-in-place surface on the playground was not maintained in a safe condition.
The LI observed a divot in the poured- in- place surface on the playground near the green slide. The divot presented a tripping hazard to children.

Plan of Correction: Ordered materials for correction and scheduled for replacement. Also received quote for long term turf replacement.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that hazardous substances were unlocked.
The LI observed clothing detergent sitting on counter in the kitchen/laundry room. The door to the kitchen/laundry room was unlocked and the detergent was accessible.
The LI observed glass cleaner on the shelf in the before and after care classroom. The cleaner was unlocked.

Plan of Correction: Detergent was moved to a locked cabinet. Staff was trained to ensure detergent continues to stay in locked location when unused.
Glass cleaner was put away in the designated locked cabinet, staff were trained that empty unused rooms must always comply with this licensing requirement for safety of students.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-440-L
Description: Based on observation and interview, it was determined that soft beading was in or around the cribs of two infants.
The Licensing Inspector (LI) observed plush and thick blankets in and around the cribs of child A and B.

Plan of Correction: Corrected. In addition BMS will provide all crib sheets, tight fitting for parents to ensure future compliance.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview, it was determined that the two step on containers used to dispose of soiled diapers are not being used in a manner which ensures that the staff's hands does not touch the exterior surface of the step on container used to dispose of diapers.
A smaller step on container is being housed on top of a larger step on container and staff demonstrated and reported that they use their hand to lift the smaller container in order to dispose of diapers in the larger container.
Consequently, the staff's hand is touching the smaller step container which can lead to cross contamination.

Plan of Correction: Small container was moved to the floor, so the foot would operate and open the container, Staff were trained on how/where to position trash cans correctly in the classroom.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-E
Description: Based on a review of medications for 10 children and interview with administrative staff, it was determined that the medication duration of the parent's authorization for medication for 1 child had expired and there was no authorization for medication for a second child.
The duration of the parent's uthorization for Diphenhydramine and Epinephrine expired on 7/1/22 for child C.
There was no written authorization for the over the counter antihistamine for child D.

Plan of Correction: Form for Child D was found onsite after licenser departed. Child C from signed by parent with new date for duration. All medications were reviewed as additional precaution and any/all errors corrected.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-P
Description: Based on a review of 7 injury/accident reports, it was determined that the center is not documenting the time of day parents were informed of injuries/accidents to their children.

Plan of Correction: Trained staff on requirement.


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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