Falmouth by the Sea

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
ME State Average: 2
U.S. Average: 4
ME Deficiencies Range 1–9
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

September 24, 2013 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
12/5/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
12/5/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
12/5/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Few
12/5/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Very Low
Many
12/5/2013

August 01, 2012 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
Few
9/6/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
10/2/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
10/2/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
9/6/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
9/6/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Some
9/6/2012

June 30, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Few
8/23/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Very Low
Many
8/23/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
8/23/2011

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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