Sevier CO Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
TN State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
TN Deficiencies Range 1–14
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

September 23, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
10/14/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
10/14/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
11/11/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
11/11/2013
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
11/11/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
11/11/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
11/11/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
11/11/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/11/2013

March 26, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
4/4/2012
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
4/5/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/4/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/5/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
4/9/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
4/4/2012

November 09, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Many
12/28/2010
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Few
12/28/2010
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
12/28/2010

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 June 19, 2014.


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