Walnut Hill Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
CT State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
CT Deficiencies Range 1–8
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

November 30, 2012 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
1/31/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
1/31/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
1/31/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
1/31/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
1/31/2013

January 09, 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
Some
4/5/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
4/5/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
4/5/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
4/5/2012

December 02, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
2/25/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
2/25/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
2/25/2011
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
2/25/2011

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 April 12, 2014.


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