Asbury Towers Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 16
IN State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
IN Deficiencies Range 1–21
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

January 08, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
2/8/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
2/8/2013
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Many
2/8/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Some
2/8/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
2/8/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
2/8/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Very Low
Many
2/8/2013

November 28, 2011 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
12/14/2011

November 03, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
High
Some
12/3/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
High
Some
12/3/2010
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
High
Some
12/3/2010
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Noncombustible or limited-combustible interior walls.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/3/2010
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
12/3/2010

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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