Sweetwater Nursing Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
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 17, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
10/31/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
10/31/2013
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
10/31/2013

March 20, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
4/6/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/6/2012

November 29, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
12/17/2010
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
12/3/2010
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
12/17/2010
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
1/14/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
12/17/2010

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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