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Mountainside Montessori School
4206 Belvoir Road
Marshall, VA 20115-2336
(540) 253-5025

Current Inspector: Stephanie Reed (540) 272-6558

Inspection Date: April 27, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. There were 31 children in care being supervised by 4 staff members. The children were observed participating in outdoor play and circle time. Lunch for the children is provided by the parents. Four staff records were reviewed. Ten children's records were reviewed and in compliance. The most recent emergency escape drill was conducted 02/12/2016 and the most recent shelter in place drill was conducted 04/13/2016. The center is not currently administering medication to children in care. If you have questions regarding this inspection you may contact Sharon Allen at 540-272-2941 or sharon.l.allen@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review of four staff records it was determined that staff did not submit results of a TB (Tuberculosis) screening to administration every two years. Evidence The most recent TB screening on file for staff A was dated 12/03/2009.

Plan of Correction: Staff A will obtain a TB screening and submit the results to administration.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on observation of the monthly emergency evacuation drills it was determined that emergency evacuation drills were not practiced monthly. Evidence: The most recent emergency evacuation drill was conducted 02/12/2016.

Plan of Correction: The center will practice emergency evacuation drills monthly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F-4
Description: Based on observation of the Toddler room it was determined that the center served food to children under age three that are considered to be a potential choking hazard. Evidence: The children in the Toddler classroom (Ages 18 months- 24 months) were served popcorn during morning snack.

Plan of Correction: Popcorn will no longer be served to children under three years old.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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