Palm Gardens Health and Rehabilitation, LLC

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
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.

August 28, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
10/1/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
10/1/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Horizontal exits.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
10/1/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/1/2013

August 09, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
9/13/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/13/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/13/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/13/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
9/13/2012
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
9/13/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
9/13/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
9/13/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Very Low
Some
9/13/2012

June 09, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
7/14/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
7/14/2011
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Very Low
Some
7/14/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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