Hemphill Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
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.

July 17, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
9/2/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Many
9/2/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
9/2/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/2/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
9/2/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
9/2/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
9/2/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/2/2013
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Some
9/2/2013

August 14, 2012 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
Many
9/13/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
9/13/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
9/13/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/13/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
9/13/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Very Low
Many
9/13/2012
Proper backup exit lighting.
Very Low
Many
9/13/2012

July 26, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
8/26/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
8/26/2011
An externally vented heating system.
Low
Few
8/26/2011

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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