Westport Health 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.

September 18, 2012 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
12/7/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
12/7/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
12/7/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/7/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
12/7/2012

November 22, 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
2/17/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
2/17/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
2/17/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
2/17/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
2/17/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
2/17/2012

October 06, 2010 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
Many
1/3/2011
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Many
1/3/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
1/3/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Many
1/3/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/3/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
1/3/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
1/3/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
1/3/2011

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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