Linwood Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 2
NJ State Average: 2
U.S. Average: 4
NJ Deficiencies Range 1–14
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

September 04, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
10/7/2013
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
10/7/2013

July 18, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
8/15/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
8/15/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
8/15/2012
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Few
8/15/2012

September 08, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
10/22/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/22/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
10/22/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
10/22/2011
A properly installed and maintained dumbwaiter or escalator.
Low
Few
10/22/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
10/22/2011
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Few
10/22/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
10/22/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
10/22/2011

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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