Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (Dhci)

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 2
DE State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
DE Deficiencies Range 1–11
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

November 08, 2013 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
1/7/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
1/7/2014

December 03, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Many
1/18/2013

August 17, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Very Low
Many
9/30/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Very Low
Many
9/30/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Very Low
Many
9/30/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
9/30/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
9/30/2011

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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