Walnut Hills Nursing Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
OH State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
OH Deficiencies Range 1–28
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

December 10, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Many
1/24/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
1/24/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
1/24/2014

September 06, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/31/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
10/31/2012
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Very Low
Many
10/31/2012

June 15, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Many
8/5/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
8/5/2011
Horizontal exits.
Low
Many
8/5/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
8/5/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
8/5/2011

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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