Health Center at the Hill at Whitemarsh

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 12
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.

February 04, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
3/29/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
3/29/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
3/29/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/29/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
3/29/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
3/29/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/29/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
3/29/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Few
3/29/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
3/29/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
3/29/2013
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Very Low
Many
3/15/2013

March 12, 2012 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
4/30/2012
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
4/30/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
4/30/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
4/30/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
4/30/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
4/30/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
4/30/2012

April 14, 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
4/29/2011
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Few
4/29/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Few
4/29/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
5/26/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
5/13/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Few
4/29/2011
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Few
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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