Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
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 12, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/31/2014
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
1/31/2014
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
1/31/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
1/31/2014
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Very Low
Many
1/31/2014
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Very Low
Some
1/31/2014

January 14, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
3/15/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
3/15/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
3/15/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
3/15/2013

December 19, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
2/17/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/17/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
2/17/2012

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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