Heather Hills Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 11
MI State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
MI Deficiencies Range 1–15
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

June 27, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
7/19/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
7/19/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
7/19/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
7/19/2013

July 18, 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
8/17/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Many
8/17/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
8/17/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
8/17/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
8/17/2012

September 08, 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
Many
9/30/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
9/30/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
9/30/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
9/30/2011

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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