Alamance Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
NC State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
NC Deficiencies Range 1–15
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

July 18, 2013 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
Few
8/30/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
8/30/2013
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
8/30/2013

May 30, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
7/13/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
7/13/2012

May 05, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
5/19/2011

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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