Lowell Healthcare

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 12
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.

March 12, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
4/11/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
4/11/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
4/11/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Very Low
Many
4/11/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Very Low
Some
4/11/2013

February 06, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
3/7/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
3/7/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
3/7/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
3/7/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
3/7/2012
Horizontal exits.
Low
Some
3/7/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
3/7/2012

February 03, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
3/5/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
3/5/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
3/5/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/5/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
3/5/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/5/2011
Noncombustible or limited-combustible interior walls.
Low
Some
3/5/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
3/5/2011

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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