Tendercare Health Center-Birchwood

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
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.

May 09, 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
Some
7/1/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
7/1/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
7/1/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
7/1/2013

May 24, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
6/15/2012
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
6/15/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
6/15/2012

May 05, 2011 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
6/6/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
6/6/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
6/6/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
6/6/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
6/6/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
6/6/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
6/6/2011

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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