Windcrest Healthcare Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 14
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
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
9/28/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
9/28/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
9/28/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
9/19/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
9/28/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
9/28/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Very Low
Many
9/13/2013

September 04, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
10/18/2012
Fire resistant interior walls.
Low
Some
10/10/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Very Low
Many
9/11/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
9/13/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
9/20/2012

September 07, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/31/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
10/31/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Very Low
Many
10/31/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Very Low
Some
10/31/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Very Low
Some
10/31/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Very Low
Some
10/31/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Some
10/31/2011

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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