Avante at Lake Worth, Inc.

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
FL State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
FL Deficiencies Range 1–16
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

February 25, 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
3/21/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
3/21/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
3/21/2013

November 29, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
1/2/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
1/2/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/2/2012

October 14, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
11/30/2010
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
11/30/2010

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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