Sierra Vista Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 16
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.

April 24, 2014 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
Many
Not Corrected
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
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
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

March 08, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
4/17/2013
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
4/17/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
4/17/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/17/2013

February 22, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
4/2/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
4/2/2012
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Few
4/2/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/2/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
4/2/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
4/2/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
4/2/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/2/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
4/2/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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