Tendercare Sault Ste Marie

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.

January 17, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
3/14/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
3/14/2013
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Many
3/14/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
3/14/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
3/14/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
3/14/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
3/14/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/14/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
3/14/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
3/14/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
3/14/2013

November 09, 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
12/30/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
12/30/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
12/30/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
12/30/2011
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
12/30/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
12/30/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
12/30/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
12/30/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
12/30/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
12/30/2011

September 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
11/27/2010
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/27/2010
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
11/27/2010
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
11/27/2010
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Many
11/27/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
11/27/2010
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
11/27/2010
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
11/27/2010

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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