Stella Maris, Inc.

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
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.

January 28, 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
3/14/2013
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
3/14/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
3/14/2013
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Some
3/14/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/14/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
3/14/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Very Low
Many
3/14/2013

September 28, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Some
Not Corrected

December 29, 2010 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
3/29/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
3/29/2011
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Many
3/29/2011
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Many
3/29/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
3/29/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
3/29/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
3/29/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
3/29/2011
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
3/29/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
3/17/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/29/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
3/29/2011
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Few
3/29/2011
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Few
3/29/2011
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
3/29/2011

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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