Ephrata Manor

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
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.

January 10, 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
Many
2/20/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Many
2/20/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/20/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/20/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
2/20/2013

February 10, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Many
3/16/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/16/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
3/16/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/16/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
3/16/2012

March 07, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
4/15/2011
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Many
4/15/2011
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Many
4/15/2011
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Many
4/15/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
4/15/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
4/15/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
4/15/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
4/15/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
4/15/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/15/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Few
4/15/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Few
4/15/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
4/15/2011

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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