Signature Healthcare of Trimble County

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
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.

September 18, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Many
11/2/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
10/12/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
10/6/2012
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Few
10/20/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
10/19/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
10/6/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/3/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
10/13/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
10/9/2012

October 18, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
11/18/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/24/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/4/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
11/4/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
10/19/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
11/4/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
11/4/2011

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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