Schoellkopf Health Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 17
NY State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
NY Deficiencies Range 1–20
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

January 06, 2014 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
3/7/2014
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
3/7/2014
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
2/21/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
3/7/2014
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
2/21/2014

January 22, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
An elevator that firefighters can control in the event of a fire.
Very Low
Many
2/22/2013

December 22, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
An elevator that firefighters can control in the event of a fire.
Very Low
Many
1/24/2012

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 April 12, 2014.


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