William Hood Dunwoody Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 12
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.

July 15, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/1/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
9/1/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/1/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/1/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/1/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
9/1/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
9/1/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
9/1/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
9/1/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
9/1/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Very Low
Some
9/1/2013
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Very Low
Some
9/1/2013

September 25, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
10/31/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
10/31/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
10/31/2012

July 18, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
8/30/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Very Low
Many
8/30/2011

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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