Avalon Nursing Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
PA Deficiencies Range 1–18
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

March 26, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
5/3/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
5/3/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
5/3/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
5/3/2013

February 21, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/26/2012
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
3/26/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
3/26/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
3/26/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
3/26/2012

March 28, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
4/29/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Many
4/29/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
4/29/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
4/29/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
4/29/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/29/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
4/29/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
4/29/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
4/29/2011

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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