Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home-Rifle

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
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.

December 27, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
1/28/2014
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Few
1/28/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
1/28/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
1/28/2014

February 07, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
2/14/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
3/5/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
3/30/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
2/13/2013
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Some
3/30/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
3/30/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/30/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
3/15/2013

March 21, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/19/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
4/25/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
5/22/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
5/25/2012

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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