Meth-Wick Health Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
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.

September 12, 2013 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
10/12/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
10/12/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
10/12/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
10/12/2013

August 14, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Some
8/17/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
9/14/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
8/23/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
9/14/2012

July 06, 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.
Low
Few
7/18/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
7/19/2011

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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