East Cascade Retirement Community, LLC

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 11
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.

September 26, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
High
Many
11/15/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
11/15/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
11/15/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
11/15/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/15/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
11/15/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
11/15/2012

May 05, 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
7/19/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
6/23/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
6/23/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Many
7/19/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
7/19/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
6/23/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
6/23/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
6/23/2011
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Few
7/19/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
7/19/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
6/23/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Few
7/19/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
7/19/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
6/23/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
7/19/2011
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Low
Few
6/23/2011
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Few
7/19/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
7/19/2011

April 07, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
5/27/2010
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
5/27/2010
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
5/27/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
5/27/2010
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
5/27/2010

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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