Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
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.

July 26, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/9/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
8/14/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
7/26/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
8/26/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
7/26/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
8/5/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
8/1/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
7/26/2013

August 10, 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
Some
8/13/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
8/23/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
8/20/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
8/17/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
8/13/2012

June 21, 2011 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
6/23/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
7/8/2011
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Many
6/28/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
6/23/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
6/23/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
6/28/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
6/24/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
7/1/2011
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
7/5/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
7/1/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
7/8/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
7/1/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
6/23/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
6/24/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
7/1/2011

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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