Benefis Extended Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 14
MT State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 4
MT Deficiencies Range 1–19
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

November 05, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
12/31/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
12/31/2013
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Many
12/31/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Fire resistant interior walls.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
12/31/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
12/31/2013

December 04, 2012 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
2/2/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
2/2/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
2/2/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
2/2/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
2/2/2013

January 05, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Some
2/29/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
2/14/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
2/24/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
2/1/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/11/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
1/11/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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