Retirement and Nursing Center Austin

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
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 02, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
6/14/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
6/14/2013
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Very Low
Many
6/14/2013

March 29, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
5/11/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
5/11/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Many
5/11/2012
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
5/11/2012
At least two remote exits on each floor or fire section of the building.
Low
Some
6/11/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
5/11/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
5/11/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
5/11/2012

February 17, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
4/1/2011
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
4/1/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
2/25/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Many
4/1/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
3/19/2011

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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