Valley Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
KS State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
KS Deficiencies Range 1–19
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

January 09, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
2/22/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
2/22/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
2/22/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
2/22/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
2/22/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
2/22/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
2/22/2013

October 20, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
11/7/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
11/20/2011
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Many
11/17/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
11/1/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
11/15/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
11/1/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
11/20/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
11/20/2011

October 18, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
11/10/2010
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
11/12/2010
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
11/10/2010
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/15/2010
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
11/12/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
11/10/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/10/2010

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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