Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 11
WI State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
WI Deficiencies Range 1–20
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

August 13, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
8/13/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
8/30/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
8/30/2013
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
8/30/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
8/30/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
8/20/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
8/23/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
8/14/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
8/30/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
8/17/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
8/30/2013

August 21, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/14/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Many
8/21/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
8/21/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
8/21/2012
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
9/13/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
8/21/2012

October 28, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
12/4/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
12/4/2011
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
12/4/2011
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
12/4/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
12/4/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
12/4/2011

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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