Garfield County Health Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
MT State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 4
MT Deficiencies Range 1–19
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

October 22, 2013 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
12/3/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
12/3/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
12/3/2013

August 28, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/2/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
10/2/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
10/2/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
10/2/2012

August 01, 2011 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
9/29/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/29/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
9/29/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/29/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
9/29/2011
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
9/29/2011

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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