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Chesterbrook Montessori School LLC
4701 Arlington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 241-8271

Current Inspector: Stephanie Salvatori (571) 389-0980

Inspection Date: Oct. 27, 2017

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.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted October 27, 2017 from 10:15am-11:45am. There were 32 children directly supervised by 4 staff. There were no children in care in the toddler room as Friday is designated for family visits. Children were observed participating in group play and reading books. Interactions between children and caregivers were observed and viewed to be positive. Hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was a sufficient supply of materials for the children. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Leah Pagala at leah.pagala@dss.virginia.gov or (703) 537-6757.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, a staff member did not obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis (TB) screening form within the allowable 21 days timeframe. Evidence: One of the four staff records reviewed did not contain a TB screening form within 21 days from employment (Staff A; DOH 09/2017).

Plan of Correction: Staff member submitted a tb screening.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, children?s records were incomplete. Evidence: 1. One of the three children?s records reviewed did not contain the address of a second emergency contact (Child A). 2. Two of the three children?s records reviewed did not contain documentation verifying the child?s age and identity (Child A; and Child B; Date of enrollment (DOE) 09/06/2016). 3. Two of the three children?s records reviewed did not contain an annual review of the child?s emergency contact information (Child A and Child C). Child A?s last review was dated 10/31/2012. Child C?s last review was dated 08/28/2016.

Plan of Correction: Child A and C were visitors for the day. We have viewed Child B's certificate.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, staff records were incomplete. Evidence: 1) Two of the four staff records reviewed did not contain documentation verifying that two or more references were checked prior to employment (Staff A; Date of hire (DOH) 09/2017; Staff B; DOH 11/2016).

Plan of Correction: References were acquired.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, cleaning materials were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: In the primary classroom, cleaning solutions were kept in an unlocked upper cabinet above the sink utilized by children.

Plan of Correction: Cabinet has been locked.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on observation, medication did not include parent's and physician's authorization for a long term prescription medication. Evidence: Child D's long term medication did not have the authorization of a parent and physician.

Plan of Correction: We have updated the forms.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on documentation reviewed, the center did not practice a monthly evacuation drill. Evidence: The toddler room, located on the lower floor, did not practice an emergency evacuation drill in September 2017.

Plan of Correction: Toddler staff will ensure to complete and document monthly drills.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not maintain a written record of children's minor. Evidence: Upon request, the director and administrator stated there is no record of minor injuries for children.

Plan of Correction: Staff have retrained and we will ensure minor are documented.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, a criminal history (CRC) check was not obtained within the allowable 30 days timeframe. Evidence: One of the four staff records reviewed did not contain a completed CRC check on file (Staff A; DOH 09/2017).

Plan of Correction: We obtained a completed CRC check and it is on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, a Central Registry (CPS) check was not obtained within the allowable 30 days timeframe. Evidence: One of the four staff records reviewed did not contain a completed CPS check on file (Staff A; DOH 09/2017).

Plan of Correction: Background check was mailed out.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the center did not have the most recent inspection of the facility posted. Evidence: The violation notice posted in the facility was dated 10/2016 and latest inspection was conducted in 03/2017.

Plan of Correction: We will ensure all most recent report is posted.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, an out of state child abuse and neglect result was not obtained. Evidence: One of the four staff records reviewed states that Staff C lives out of state, and no out of state child abuse and neglect results were obtained (Staff C; DOH 09/2010).

Plan of Correction: Mailed on October 31, 2017- waiting on results.

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.

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