Balch Springs Nursing Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 2
TX State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
TX Deficiencies Range 1–16
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

October 24, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
10/29/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
11/24/2013

October 25, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
11/19/2012

October 05, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Many
11/3/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
11/3/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Very Low
Many
11/3/2011
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Very Low
Many
11/3/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
11/3/2011

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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