Masonicare at Newtown, Inc.

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
CT State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
CT Deficiencies Range 1–8
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

February 11, 2014 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
Many
4/28/2014
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
4/28/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
4/28/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
4/28/2014

January 16, 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
3/5/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
3/5/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
3/5/2013

October 31, 2011 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
Many
1/17/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
1/17/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
1/17/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/17/2012
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
1/17/2012
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
1/17/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
1/17/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/17/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Few
1/17/2012

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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