Commonwealth Health & Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
VA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
VA Deficiencies Range 1–16
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

May 13, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
7/10/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
7/15/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
7/10/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
7/10/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
7/15/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
7/10/2013
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Few
7/10/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Few
7/10/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
7/10/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
7/10/2013

March 12, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
4/30/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/30/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
4/30/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
4/30/2012

April 08, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
5/16/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
6/28/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
5/16/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Very Low
Many
5/16/2011

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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