Avamere at Three Fountains

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
OR State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 4
OR Deficiencies Range 1–18
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

February 14, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
High
Few
4/11/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
4/11/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/11/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
4/11/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
4/11/2013
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Low
Few
4/11/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
4/11/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
4/11/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Very Low
Many
4/11/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
4/11/2013

October 25, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
11/28/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
11/28/2011
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Proper facilities for the use and storage of combustible liquids.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
11/28/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
11/28/2011

August 30, 2010 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
Many
10/15/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Resident room doors of proper design and width.
Low
Few
10/15/2010
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
10/15/2010

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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