Hill Country 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.

May 08, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
6/10/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
6/7/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
6/7/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
5/21/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Many
5/23/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
6/7/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
5/24/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
6/7/2013
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected

May 09, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Many
5/17/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
6/1/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
5/10/2012
A complete sprinkler system with alarm system connection.
Low
Many
5/30/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
5/30/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
5/10/2012

June 16, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
7/23/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
7/1/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Very Low
Some
6/20/2011

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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