Bryn Mawr Extended Care 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 23, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
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
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
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
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/14/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
2/14/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
2/14/2014
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Few
2/14/2014
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Very Low
Many
2/14/2014

January 03, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Very Low
Many
2/19/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
2/19/2013

December 19, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
1/16/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/16/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/16/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/16/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
1/16/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
1/16/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
1/16/2012

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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