Providence Richwood

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
KY State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
KY Deficiencies Range 1–17
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

October 16, 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
10/22/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
11/30/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/12/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
11/30/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
11/30/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
11/5/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/30/2013

November 20, 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
12/28/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
1/25/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
1/25/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/28/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
12/28/2012
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
12/28/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
12/28/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
12/28/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
1/25/2013

September 28, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
10/31/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
11/3/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
10/14/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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