Valley West Health Care

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
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.

July 25, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
8/19/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
8/19/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
8/19/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
8/19/2013

February 08, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/10/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
3/10/2012

July 13, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
8/31/2010
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
8/31/2010
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
8/31/2010
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Few
8/31/2010
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
8/31/2010
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
8/31/2010

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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