Thornwald Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
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.

March 01, 2013 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
4/30/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/30/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
4/30/2013

May 23, 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
7/18/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
7/18/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
7/18/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
7/18/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
7/18/2012

May 12, 2011 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
Many
6/28/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
6/28/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
6/28/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
6/28/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
6/28/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
6/28/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
6/28/2011
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
6/28/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Few
6/28/2011

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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