West River Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
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.

August 21, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/25/2013
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Few
10/25/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
10/25/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
10/25/2013

October 25, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
12/7/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
12/7/2012

August 30, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
11/28/2011

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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