Caruthersville Nursing Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
MO State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
MO Deficiencies Range 1–13
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

November 21, 2013 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
1/1/2014
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
1/1/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
11/26/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
1/1/2014
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
12/4/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
12/4/2013
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Few
11/27/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
1/1/2014

January 11, 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
2/15/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
2/15/2013
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
2/15/2013

October 13, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Low
Many
12/9/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/9/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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