Patapsco Valley Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 12
MD State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
MD Deficiencies Range 1–17
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

August 21, 2013 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.
Low
Many
11/5/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/5/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
11/5/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
11/5/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/5/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
11/5/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
11/5/2013
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Low
Some
11/5/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
11/5/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
11/5/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
11/5/2013
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
11/5/2013

May 14, 2012 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
8/4/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
8/4/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
8/4/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
8/4/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
8/4/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
8/4/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
8/4/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
8/4/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
8/4/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
8/4/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
8/4/2012

June 09, 2011 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
Some
6/20/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
6/15/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
6/10/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
6/25/2011

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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