Medilodge of Sterling Heights

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
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.

January 10, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
1/24/2014
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
1/24/2014
Resident room doors of proper design and width.
Low
Some
1/24/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/17/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
1/24/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/24/2014
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
1/24/2014

January 11, 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
Many
2/4/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
2/4/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Many
2/4/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
2/4/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/4/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/4/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
2/4/2013

February 09, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
2/13/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
2/10/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
2/10/2012
Resident room doors of proper design and width.
Low
Some
2/10/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
2/16/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
2/13/2012

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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