Altoona Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 12
IA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
IA Deficiencies Range 1–14
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

March 14, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
3/21/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
3/20/2013
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
3/21/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
4/5/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
3/20/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
3/20/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/18/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
3/18/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/18/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
3/26/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
3/21/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
4/5/2013

February 28, 2012 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
Few
2/29/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
2/29/2012

December 30, 2010 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
1/31/2011
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Few
1/21/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
1/30/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
1/4/2011

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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