Heritage Hall South

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 13
MA State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
MA Deficiencies Range 1–13
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

November 16, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
12/30/2011
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Few
12/30/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Very Low
Many
12/30/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Very Low
Some
12/30/2011

August 30, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Very Low
Some
10/29/2010

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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