Songbird Lodge

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
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.

September 25, 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
10/25/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
10/25/2013
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Very Low
Many
10/25/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Very Low
Many
10/25/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Very Low
Many
10/25/2013

November 01, 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
12/1/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
12/1/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
12/1/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
12/1/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
12/1/2012
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
12/1/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
12/1/2012

November 08, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
12/22/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
12/22/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
12/22/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/22/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
12/22/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
12/22/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Very Low
Many
12/22/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Very Low
Many
12/22/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
12/22/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
12/22/2011
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Very Low
Some
12/22/2011

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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