St. John Specialty Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 11
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.

December 26, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
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 protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
1/31/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
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
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Few
1/31/2014

January 30, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/22/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
3/1/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/22/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
2/22/2013

December 28, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
1/20/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/20/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
1/20/2012
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
1/20/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/20/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/20/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
1/20/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
1/20/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/20/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
1/20/2012

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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