NHC Healthcare, Sequatchie

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
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.

August 27, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
10/14/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
10/14/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
10/14/2012

March 15, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
4/22/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
4/22/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
4/22/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
4/22/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
4/22/2011
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
4/22/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
4/22/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
4/22/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/22/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
4/22/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
4/22/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
4/22/2011

April 13, 2010 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
Few
5/15/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
5/15/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
5/15/2010

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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