St. Joseph Medical Center

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.

August 14, 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
8/15/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
9/5/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
8/14/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
8/19/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
9/5/2013

September 10, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
9/13/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
9/11/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Very Low
Many
9/11/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
9/11/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Very Low
Many
9/13/2012

September 26, 2011 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
10/14/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
10/14/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
10/14/2011

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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