Greenbriar at the Altamont Skilled Nursing Facilit

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
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.

November 13, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
12/9/2013
Horizontal exits.
Low
Some
12/9/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
1/1/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
1/1/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
12/9/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
12/9/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
12/9/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
12/9/2013

November 16, 2012 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
12/17/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
12/17/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/17/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
12/17/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/17/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
12/17/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
12/17/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
12/17/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
12/17/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Few
12/17/2012
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Very Low
Some
12/17/2012

November 15, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A complete sprinkler system with alarm system connection.
Low
Some
12/16/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
12/20/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
12/20/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
12/20/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Very Low
Many
12/20/2011

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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