North Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 11
AL State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
AL Deficiencies Range 1–18
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

February 05, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

March 04, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
4/7/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/7/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
4/7/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/7/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
4/7/2013
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Few
4/7/2013
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
4/7/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
4/7/2013

March 01, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/5/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Some
4/5/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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