Briarleaf Nursing and Convalescent Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 11
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.

December 16, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
2/14/2014

January 11, 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
1/25/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
1/25/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
1/25/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
1/25/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
1/25/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/25/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
1/25/2013

December 13, 2011 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
1/15/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/15/2012
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
1/15/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
1/15/2012

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 April 12, 2014.


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