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The Woods, A Montessori School
16723 River Ridge Blvd
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(703) 634-2537

Current Inspector: Donna Liberman (540) 359-5244

Inspection Date: July 7, 2023

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.
8VAC20-820 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
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
1. All areas inside and outside must be maintain in a safe and operable manner, this includes making sure outside play equipment is properly anchored to the ground.
2. Please review your escape drill, shelter in place and lockdown drills to make sure all classrooms are brought into full compliance with the standards
3. There is not enough space for the current composite play structure you have on the toddler playground. This equipment must be immediately put off limits with signage and caution tape however the long term solution is to remove it from the playground.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted with the summer camp director, who was present with fifty-five children with eleven staff providing supervision. The ages of the children present ranged from 17 months to 6 years. Many of the classrooms were outside on the playground during the inspection, which took place from 8:45 am to 10:55 am. Six staff and six children's files were reviewed during this inspection as well as medications for 3 children and documentation of injury/accident reports.
The most recent Fire Inspection is dated 12/6/22 and the Health Inspection is dated 11/17/22.
The areas of non compliance are outlined on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on a review of staff files and interview with administrative staff, it was determined that each staff member did not have a tuberculosis screening/ test on file within 30 calendar days of the date of employment.
Evidence:
Staff A was hired on 5/30/23 and their tuberculosis test was dated 6/15/22.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-M
Description: Based on observation, a review of recordkeeping and interview, it was determined that the written allergy/sensitivity/diet restriction list did not document a child's allergy.
Evidence:
Child A has a diagnosed shellfish allergy, this allergy was not listed on the allergy list.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that an area of the center was not maintained in a safe condition.
Evidence:
1. In the hallway near classroom D, the door to the main electrical panel was unlocked .

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that hazardous substances were not kept locked to prevent access by children.
Evidence:
1. The Licensing Inspector (LI) observed a container of ultra strength dish detergent on the counter in the kitchen, the door to the kitchen was unlocked and open.
2. In the bathroom in classroom C were 2 bags of a plant soil supplement stored on the shelf, which was accessible to children. There were warnings on the bag and stated to keep out of reach of children.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection, it was determined that the outside play equipment did not maintain a fall zone of 6 feet.
Evidence:
1. There was a red and yellow composite climbing structure on the toddler playground, this structure requires a 6 foot fall zone of resilient surfacing.
The steps on the structure maintained a 3 foot fall zone and not the 6 feet, beyond the 3 feet was bare ground.
2. There green slide on this composite structure had a 2 foot fall zone, beyond the 2 feet was a sidewalk.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-D
Description: Based on a review of the escape drill log and interview with administrative staff, it was determined that monthly practice evacuation drills are not being conducted and/or documented.
Evidence:
There were no drills conducted and/or documented for March 2023 in classrooms A, B, D, E, F and G.
There were no drills conducted and/or documented for April 2023 in classrooms A, D, E, F and G.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-E
Description: Based on interview and a review of recordkeeping, it was determined that the center is not conducting shelter in place procedure drills a minimum of twice per year.
Evidence:
1. For 2022, there were no shelter in place drills conducted in classrooms A, B, F and G.
2. For 2022, there was no second shelter in place drill conducted in classroom C, D and E.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-F
Description: Based on interview, it was determined that there was no practiced lockdown procedure drill conducted at least annually .
Evidence:
There was no documentation provided of a lockdown drills for 2022.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-P
Description: Based on a review of injury/accident reports and interview, it was determined that all of the required information is not being documented.
Evidence:
!. The center is not documenting the time parents are informed of their child's injuries/accidents.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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