Merit House LLC

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
OH State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
OH Deficiencies Range 1–17
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

May 13, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Horizontal exits.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
6/25/2013

March 05, 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
4/20/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
4/20/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
4/20/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
4/20/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
4/20/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
4/20/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/20/2012

February 16, 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
4/8/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
4/8/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
7/29/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
4/8/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
4/8/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Many
4/8/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
4/8/2011
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
4/8/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
4/8/2011

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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