Ellicott City Health & Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
MD State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
MD Deficiencies Range 1–15
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

August 16, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
10/1/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
10/1/2013
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Low
Few
10/1/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Very Low
Many
10/1/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Very Low
Many
10/1/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Some
10/1/2013

January 04, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
2/11/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Very Low
Many
2/11/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Very Low
Some
2/11/2013

July 25, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
9/24/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
9/24/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
8/30/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
8/30/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Very Low
Many
9/24/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Very Low
Many
9/24/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Very Low
Some
8/30/2012
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Very Low
Some
8/30/2012
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Very Low
Some
8/30/2012

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 April 12, 2014.


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