Homewood at Plum Creek

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
PA Deficiencies Range 1–20
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

July 26, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
8/23/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/23/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
8/23/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
8/23/2013

June 14, 2012 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
8/10/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
8/10/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
8/10/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
8/10/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
8/10/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
8/10/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Very Low
Many
8/10/2012

July 07, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
8/26/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
8/26/2011
Doors of sufficient width and proper construction in smoke barriers.
Low
Some
8/26/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
8/26/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
8/26/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Very Low
Many
8/26/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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