Briarwood Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
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.

June 05, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
7/30/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
7/30/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
7/30/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
7/30/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
7/30/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
7/30/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
7/30/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
7/30/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
7/30/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
7/30/2013

July 10, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Many
8/2/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
8/2/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
8/2/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
8/2/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
8/2/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
8/2/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
8/2/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
8/2/2012

November 17, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
1/4/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
12/7/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
12/8/2010
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
12/7/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
12/16/2010
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
11/17/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
12/15/2010
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
12/15/2010
Fire resistant interior walls.
Low
Few
12/7/2010
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
12/7/2010

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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