Tennessee Veterans Home

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.

June 03, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
6/18/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
6/18/2013

August 22, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/8/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
10/8/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
10/8/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
10/8/2011
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Low
Few
10/8/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
10/8/2011

September 27, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
10/15/2010
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
10/15/2010

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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