Golden LivingCenter - Dartmouth

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
NC State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
NC Deficiencies Range 1–15
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

December 11, 2013 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
Some
1/8/2014
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
1/8/2014
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
1/8/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/8/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/8/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
1/8/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
1/8/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
1/8/2014

October 31, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/19/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
11/19/2012

August 24, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
9/28/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
9/28/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
9/28/2011

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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