Newark Manor Nursing Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
DE State Average: 2
U.S. Average: 4
DE Deficiencies Range 1–11
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

September 05, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
3/1/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Many
3/1/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
3/1/2013

May 24, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
High
Many
7/8/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
7/8/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
7/8/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
7/8/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
7/8/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
7/8/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
7/8/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
7/8/2011

June 17, 2009 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
8/31/2009
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
8/31/2009
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
8/31/2009
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
8/31/2009

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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