Life Care Center of East Ridge

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 2
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.

January 21, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
2/14/2014
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
2/14/2014

August 13, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
9/11/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
9/11/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
9/11/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/11/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
9/11/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
9/11/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/11/2012

March 06, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
4/5/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
4/5/2011

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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