West Janisch Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
TX State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
TX Deficiencies Range 1–16
Updated June 19, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

April 17, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Many
5/13/2014
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
5/13/2014
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
5/13/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
5/13/2014
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
5/13/2014
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
5/13/2014

May 15, 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
Few
7/19/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
7/19/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Very Low
Many
7/19/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Many
7/19/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
7/19/2013

May 30, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
A complete sprinkler system with alarm system connection.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Low
Few
6/30/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Very Low
Many
6/30/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Very Low
Many
6/30/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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