Wellspring of Milwaukee

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.

December 18, 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
Some
1/31/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/21/2014
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
2/25/2014
Properly spaced exits within rooms.
Low
Some
2/25/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/25/2014
Noncombustible or limited-combustible interior walls.
Low
Some
2/25/2014
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
2/25/2014
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
1/8/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/20/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/21/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
2/25/2014

September 14, 2012 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
11/1/2012
Proper power supply for life support equipment.
Low
Many
10/25/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
11/1/2012
At least two remote exits on each floor or fire section of the building.
Low
Some
9/17/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/27/2012
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
9/14/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
10/5/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
9/14/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
9/17/2012

August 31, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly sized and located compartments to protect residents from smoke.
Low
Some
10/4/2011
Rooms that can be unlocked from inside without a key.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
9/14/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
10/12/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
9/30/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
10/21/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
10/21/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
10/6/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
10/21/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/2/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
10/2/2011
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Few
10/4/2011

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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