Jefferson County Nursing Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
TN State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
TN Deficiencies Range 1–14
Updated April 12, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

July 14, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Many
8/23/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
8/23/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
8/23/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
9/29/2013

December 06, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
1/19/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
1/19/2012
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Some
1/19/2012
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
1/19/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
1/19/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
1/19/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
1/19/2012

August 11, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/26/2010
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
9/26/2010

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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