Columbia Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
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.

October 01, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
11/26/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
11/26/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
11/4/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
10/8/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
11/26/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
11/26/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
11/26/2013

April 11, 2012 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.
Low
Many
5/25/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
5/25/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
5/25/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
5/25/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
5/25/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
5/25/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
5/25/2012

February 09, 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
4/6/2011
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
4/6/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
4/6/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
4/6/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/6/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
4/6/2011

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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