Homestead Nursing and Rehabilitation of Gorman

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
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.

November 21, 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
12/21/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
12/21/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
12/21/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
12/21/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Many
12/21/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
12/21/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
12/21/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
12/21/2013

January 17, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
2/20/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
2/20/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
2/20/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/20/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Very Low
Many
2/20/2013

November 10, 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
12/10/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
12/10/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
12/10/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
12/10/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/10/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/10/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
12/10/2011

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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