Sterling Living Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
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.

May 09, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Many
6/17/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
6/17/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
6/17/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
6/17/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
6/17/2013
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Few
6/17/2013

April 12, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
5/8/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
5/18/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
4/12/2012

December 16, 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
1/16/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
1/16/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Few
1/25/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/25/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
1/16/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/16/2011

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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