Berkshire Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
MA State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
MA Deficiencies Range 1–13
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

February 08, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Few
3/30/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
3/30/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
3/30/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
3/30/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
3/30/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
3/30/2012

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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