Shippensburg Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
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.

January 02, 2014 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
1/9/2014
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
1/9/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
1/9/2014
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
1/9/2014
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
1/9/2014
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Few
1/9/2014

February 13, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/8/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/8/2013
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Low
Some
3/8/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
3/8/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
3/8/2013

January 19, 2012 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
3/9/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
3/9/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
3/9/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
3/9/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
3/9/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Many
3/9/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
3/9/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/9/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/9/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
3/9/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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