Altoona Health & Rehabilitation

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
AL State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
AL Deficiencies Range 1–18
Updated April 12, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

December 26, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
1/29/2014
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
1/29/2014
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
1/29/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/29/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/29/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
1/29/2014

October 31, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Some
12/5/2012
Fire resistant interior walls.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Few
12/5/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
12/5/2012

October 18, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
11/22/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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