Bedford Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 2
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.

January 28, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/28/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/7/2014

November 27, 2012 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
12/4/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
12/4/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/27/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/27/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
11/27/2012

October 31, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
12/1/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
11/11/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
10/31/2011
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
11/11/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
12/1/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/11/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
11/11/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
11/11/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
12/1/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
11/11/2011

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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