Gardens of Port St. Lucie

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
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.

April 23, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
5/24/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
5/24/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
5/24/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
5/24/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
5/24/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
5/24/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Many
5/24/2013

January 19, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
2/21/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
2/21/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
2/21/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
2/21/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
2/21/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
2/21/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/21/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
2/21/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
2/21/2011
Proper power supply for life support equipment.
Low
Few
2/21/2011

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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