Little Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart Residence

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
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
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
11/14/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
12/4/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
12/6/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
11/14/2013
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Many
12/11/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
11/13/2013
Horizontal exits.
Low
Some
12/6/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
12/30/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Few
12/6/2013

October 11, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/15/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/15/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
11/15/2012
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Very Low
Many
11/15/2012

December 06, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
1/9/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/9/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/9/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
1/9/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/9/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/9/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
1/9/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
1/9/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Few
1/9/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
1/9/2012
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Very Low
Many
1/9/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Very Low
Many
1/9/2012

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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