Kirkwood by the River

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
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 20, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
11/21/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
11/21/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
11/21/2012

October 25, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
11/3/2011

November 03, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
12/2/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/2/2010
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
12/2/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
12/2/2010
Horizontal exits.
Low
Few
12/2/2010

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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