Ridgewood Health Care Center

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.

December 27, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

November 27, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/3/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
1/15/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
1/15/2013
A properly installed and maintained dumbwaiter or escalator.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
1/3/2013

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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