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Children's House Montessori School
1625 Wiehle Ave
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 481-6678

Current Inspector: Brenda Kuhlman (703) 304-9609

Inspection Date: Dec. 15, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:15am-12:05pm. There were 36 preschoolers directly supervised by 4 staff. The physical plant, 1 staff record, 5 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in individual and group activities, reading books and circle time. There was an abundant supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 10 calendar days from today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector. Keesha Minor (keesha.minor@dss.virginia.gov) (703)479-4680

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that each child had documentation of a physician examination prior to or within 30 days of the first day of care. Evidence: Reviewed 5 children's records and found that CH2 did not have documentation of a physical examination. Child has been in care for more than 30 days.

Plan of Correction: Parent contacted to get form filled out from doctor.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: Observed hand sanitizer accessible to children on a in Room B, and observed hand soap "bladders" accessible to children on a low shelf near the hall bathrooms. Both items were labeled keep out of reach of children.

Plan of Correction: Hand sanitizer placed in locked cabinet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that all electrical outlets have protective covers. Evidence: Observed 2 uncovered electrical outlets in each of the three bathrooms, and 1 uncovered outlet on the cord for the Christmas tree.

Plan of Correction: All uncovered electrical outlets have been covered.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that children under 10 years of age always shall be within actual sight and sound supervision of staff, except that staff need only be able to to hear a child who is using the bathroom. Evidence: Observed a child in the hallway outside of Room B hanging out by the cubbies for several moments before going back into the classroom.

Plan of Correction: Teach will supervise children going to their cubbies.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to ensure that materials and equipment available shall be age and stage appropriate for the children. Evidence: Observed adult scissors accessible to 3-5 year old children in a small container on a low shelf in Room B.

Plan of Correction: Scissors moved to a sigh shelf out of reach of children.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that children's injury reports are maintained with the required information. Evidence: Reviewed 6 injury reports and found that 1 did not have documentation of the time the parent(s) was notified of the injury.

Plan of Correction: Teachers instructed on how to fill out form.

Disclaimer:

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

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