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Community Care Facilities Licensing
FACILITY INSPECTION REPORT
HEALTH & SAFETY
DCAR-ATKPZY

FACILITY NAME
MSA Montessori Preschool
SERVICE TYPES
303 Preschool (30 months to school age)
FACILITY LICENSE #
COZI-7UWUUK
FACILITY ADDRESS
33676 St. Olaf Street
FACILITY PHONE
(604) 820-4987
CITY
Abbotsford
POSTAL CODE
V4X 1T6
MANAGER
Brenda O'Neill

INSPECTION DATE
November 29, 2017
ADDITIONAL INSP. DATE (multi-day)
ADDITIONAL INSP. DATE (multi-day)
TIME SPENT (HRS.)
1.5
ARRIVAL
09:30 AM
DEPARTURE
11:15 AM
ARRIVAL
DEPARTURE
ARRIVAL
DEPARTURE
INSPECTION TYPE
Routine
# CHILDREN ENROLLED
50

Introduction

An unscheduled routine inspection was conducted to assess compliance with the Community Care & Assisted Living Act (CCALA), the Child Care Licensing Regulation (CCLR) and the relevant Director of Licensing Standards of Practice (DOLSP). Evidence for this report was based on the Licensing Officer’s observations, review of the facility records and information provided by the facility staff at the time of inspection.
The following areas were reviewed:
· Licensing
· Physical Facility
· Staffing
· Polices & Procedures
· Care & Supervision
· Hygiene and Communicable Disease Control
· Medication
· Nutrition and Food Services
· Program
· Records and Reporting

Contraventions
Previous InspectionNot Applicable
Current InspectionItems reviewed comply with the Act, regulations & standards of practice except for those noted on supplementary pages.

Observed Violations
STAFFING: 12090 - CCLR s.19(1)(f) - A licensee must not employ a person in a community care facility unless the licensee or, in the case of a person who is not the manager, the manager has first met with the person and obtained all of the following: (f) evidence that the person has complied with the Province's immunization and tuberculosis control programs.
Observation: Staff files complete and well organized with exception to 1 missing immunization status.
Corrective Action(s): please ensure immunization status is maintained on each staff file.
Date to be Corrected: Dec 4, 2017

STAFFING: 12140 - CCLR s.19(4)(a) - A licensee must not employ a person in a community care facility as (a) an educator or an assistant unless the person holds a certificate issued under Division 2 [Employee Qualifications], which must be verified by the licensee using a system established and maintained by the director of the early childhood educator registry,
Observation: Verification of staff Certificates on file with exception to one
Corrective Action(s): please ensure verification is complete using the system established by the director of the early childhood educator registry.
Date to be Corrected: Dec 5, 2017

STAFFING: 12180 - CCLR s.22(2)(a) - A licensee must ensure that each employee (a) is trained in the implementation of the fire drill system and emergency plan described in subsection (1), including the use of any equipment noted in the fire drill system and emergency plan.
Observation: It is observed that the fire extinguisher is past due for servicing.
Corrective Action(s): please ensure any equipment noted in the fire drill system including extinguishers are serviced annually.
Date to be Corrected: Dec 5, 2017

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES: 13100 - DLSOP Active Play - The Licensee must develop and implement an Active Play Policy to engage children in daily active play, consisting of un-facilitated play and facilitated games and activities.
Observation: Observed children participating in gross motor activities within the gym, children engaged in Active Play.
Corrective Action(s): Discussed ensuring Active Play policies are created and provided to families.
Date to be Corrected: Dec 10, 2017


Comments

The facility has an electronics policy which restricts use of cell phones , staff stated no screen time is used within the program.. This has been outlined within the center's newsletter.
As part of the routine inspection a Facility Risk Assessment Tool is completed and a copy is provided. The Risk Assessment includes non-compliance identified during the routine inspection and a 3 year “historical” review of the facility’s compliance and operation.
Visit the CCFL website at http://www.fraserhealth.ca/childcare for:
· Additional resources and
· Links to the Legislation (CCALA & CCLR)
Should you have any questions pertaining to this report please feel free to contact me
Licensing Officer
Community Care Facilities Licensing

Action Required by Licensee/ManagerAction Required by Licensing Staff
Take corrective action to bring facility into complianceNo action required
Due Date
Dec 04, 2017

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