Rising Star Nursing Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
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 15, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
8/2/2013
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Many
7/19/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
7/31/2013
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Very Low
Many
Not Corrected

August 23, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper facilities for the use and storage of combustible liquids.
Low
Many
9/29/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
9/13/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
9/28/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
9/14/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
9/17/2012

July 01, 2011 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
8/15/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
8/15/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
8/15/2011
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
8/15/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
8/15/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
8/15/2011

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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