Virginia Montessori Academy
248 Loudoun Street SW
Leesburg, VA 20175
Current Inspector: Maria Robles-Lopez (703) 397-3827
Inspection Date: Sept. 21, 2022
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
8VAC20-780 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-780 Special Services.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
8VAC20-820 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
A monitoring inspection was conducted on 09/21/2022 between the hours of approximately 1:00 pm and 3:15pm. There were 10 children present, ranging in ages from 2 years to 4 years, with 4 staff supervising. At the time of entrance, children were napping. Afterwards, children were observed while waking up from their naps, eating snack, cleaning up and transitioning outside. Staff was actively supervising children.
The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. There was no medication on site today. A total of 3 child records and 2 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. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Maria Robles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-2 Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure to obtain fingerprint-based criminal history check determination letter prior to first day of employment for one staff person.
1) The record for Staff #2 (start date 12/20/2021) had a fingerprint-based criminal history check determination letter dated 12/29/2021.
Plan of Correction: Staff had transferred from another center. She did not work with children until the new one came in.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure to obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening for each staff member at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children.
1) The tuberculosis screening report in the record for Staff #2 (start date 12/20/2021) was dated 02/21/2022)
Plan of Correction: Completed
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-260-B Description: Based on documentation review, annual approval from the health department was not available for review.
1) The most recent Health Department inspection report was dated 08/11/2021.
Plan of Correction: Turning in my request for a reinspection ASAP.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B Description: Based on observation, the diapering area did not meet all requirements.
1) A nonabsorbent surface for diapering or changing shall be used. On the date of inspection, the diapering surface had a big rip on it which prevented it from being nonabsorbent.
Plan of Correction: Taped it. If it rips additionally we will purchase a new one.
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