Belle Meade Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
KY State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
KY Deficiencies Range 1–17
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

October 02, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
11/8/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
11/8/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
11/8/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
10/29/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/8/2013

December 12, 2012 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
1/8/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
12/20/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
1/11/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Many
1/11/2013
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Many
12/22/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
2/1/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/29/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
2/1/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
1/11/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
1/11/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/11/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
12/29/2012
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
1/10/2013

August 30, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
9/23/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
9/23/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
9/1/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/1/2011

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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