Altoona Center for Nursing Care

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
PA Deficiencies Range 1–20
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

February 04, 2014 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
3/31/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/31/2014
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
3/31/2014
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
3/31/2014
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
3/31/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
3/31/2014

March 21, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
4/19/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
4/19/2013

February 22, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
3/2/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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