Alpine Living Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
CO State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 4
CO Deficiencies Range 1–19
Updated April 12, 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
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

January 10, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
2/19/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
2/19/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
2/19/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
2/19/2013

November 11, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
12/21/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
12/21/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
12/21/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
12/21/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
12/21/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
12/21/2011
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Some
12/21/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
12/21/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/21/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/21/2011
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Few
12/21/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
12/21/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
12/21/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
12/21/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
12/21/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
12/21/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Few
12/21/2011

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 April 12, 2014.


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