Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
MN State Average: 2
U.S. Average: 4
MN Deficiencies Range 1–9
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

June 26, 2013 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
Many
7/16/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
7/16/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
7/16/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Many
7/16/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
7/16/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Many
7/16/2013

August 30, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
9/12/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/12/2012
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Very Low
Many
9/12/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
9/12/2012

September 23, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
11/8/2011
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Many
11/3/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
11/8/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Many
11/1/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
10/20/2011
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Very Low
Many
10/20/2011

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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