Highland Nursing Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
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.

May 14, 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
Many
6/17/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
6/17/2013
Proper facilities for the use and storage of combustible liquids.
Low
Some
6/17/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected

April 11, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
5/7/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
5/11/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
5/7/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
5/7/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
5/7/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
5/7/2012
A complete sprinkler system with alarm system connection.
Low
Few
5/7/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
5/7/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Very Low
Many
5/7/2012

May 04, 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
6/6/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
6/6/2011

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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