Golden LivingCenter-Knox

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
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.

December 05, 2013 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
1/4/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Fire resistant interior walls.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
1/4/2014

August 29, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
10/5/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/5/2012
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
10/5/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
10/5/2012

May 25, 2011 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
7/22/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
7/22/2011
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Many
7/22/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
7/22/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
7/22/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
7/22/2011

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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