Cedars Healthcare Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
CO State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 4
CO Deficiencies Range 1–19
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

November 14, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
12/1/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
12/24/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Many
11/19/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/19/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/19/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
12/9/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/18/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
11/18/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
11/18/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
11/19/2013

October 25, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
11/5/2012
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Many
12/4/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
10/26/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
11/16/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
11/12/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
10/26/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/15/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
10/30/2012
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
10/30/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
10/28/2012
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Few
10/28/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
10/26/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
11/5/2012

July 08, 2011 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
9/8/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/8/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
8/17/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
8/17/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
8/17/2011
At least two remote exits on each floor or fire section of the building.
Low
Some
8/17/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
8/17/2011
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
8/17/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
8/17/2011
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Few
9/1/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
8/17/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
8/17/2011
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Few
8/17/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
8/17/2011

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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