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PRESBYTERIAN HOMES OF THE PRESBYTERY OF HUNTINGDON
Building Inspection Results

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PRESBYTERIAN HOMES OF THE PRESBYTERY OF HUNTINGDON
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PRESBYTERIAN HOMES OF THE PRESBYTERY OF HUNTINGDON - Inspection Results Scope of Citation
Number of Residents Affected
By Deficient Practice
Initial comments:Name: - Component: -- - Tag: 0000


Based on an Emergency Preparedness Survey completed on March 13, 2019, at Presbyterian Homes of the Presbytery of Huntingdon it was determined there were no deficiencies identified with the requirements of 42 CFR 483.73.





 Plan of Correction:


Initial comments:Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0000


Facility ID# 162302
Component 01
Main Building

Based on a Medicare/Medicaid Recertification Survey completed on March 13, 2019, it was determined that Presbyterian Homes of the Presbytery of Huntingdon was not in compliance with the following requirements of the Life Safety Code for an existing health care occupancy. Compliance with the National Fire Protection Association's Life Safety Code is required by 42 CFR 483.90(a).

This is a two-story, Type V(111), protected wood frame building, with a basement, that is fully sprinklered.








 Plan of Correction:


NFPA 101 STANDARD Fire Alarm System - Installation:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Fire Alarm System - Installation
A fire alarm system is installed with systems and components approved for the purpose in accordance with NFPA 70, National Electric Code, and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code to provide effective warning of fire in any part of the building. In areas not continuously occupied, detection is installed at each fire alarm control unit. In new occupancy, detection is also installed at notification appliance circuit power extenders, and supervising station transmitting equipment. Fire alarm system wiring or other transmission paths are monitored for integrity.
18.3.4.1, 19.3.4.1, 9.6, 9.6.1.8




Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0341

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to install required fire alarm system components in one instance, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

1. Observation on March 13, 2019, at 10:46 a.m., revealed there was no smoke detector in the basement storage room, in the personal care building, at the main fire alarm control panel.

Interview with the Facility Administrator and Maintenance Director on March 13, 2019, at 12:00 p.m., confirmed there was not a smoke detector at the main fire alarm panel.





 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/05/2019

A smoke detector in the basement storage at the main fire alarm panel shall be installed to comply with, NFPA 70, National Electric Code and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code.

The facility shall maintain inspection requirements in accordance with NFPA 70, National Electric Code and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Codes.

Administration and maintenance staff shall be educated on the requirements of NFPA 70, National Electric Code and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code for fire alarm installation and maintenance.

The Director of Environmental Services (or designee) will ensure regulation is followed in regards to the installation, inspection and maintenance of the fire alarm system. Identified concerns will be reported to the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee for recommendation and follow-up.

NFPA 101 STANDARD Electrical Systems - Essential Electric Syste:This is a less serious (but not lowest level) deficiency but was found to be widespread throughout the facility and/or has the potential to affect a large portion or all the residents.  This deficiency is one that results in minimal discomfort to the resident or has the potential (not yet realized) to negatively affect the resident's ability to achieve his/her highest functional status.
Electrical Systems - Essential Electric System Categories
*Critical care rooms (Category 1) in which electrical system failure is likely to cause major injury or death of patients, including all rooms where electric life support equipment is required, are served by a Type 1 EES.
*General care rooms (Category 2) in which electrical system failure is likely to cause minor injury to patients (Category 2) are served by a Type 1 or Type 2 EES.
*Basic care rooms (Category 3) in which electrical system failure is not likely to cause injury to patients and rooms other than patient care rooms are not required to be served by an EES. Type 3 EES life safety branch has an alternate source of power that will be effective for 1-1/2 hours.
3.3.138, 6.3.2.2.10, 6.6.2.2.2, 6.6.3.1.1 (NFPA 99), TIA 12-3
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0915

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to install a remote emergency stop switch for the emergency generator for one of one generators, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

1. Observation on March 13, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., revealed there was no emergency generator remote manual stop station located outside of the generator enclosure.

Interview with the Facility Administrator and Maintenance Director on March 13, 2019, at 12:00 p.m., confirmed there was not a remote manual stop switch located outside of the generator enclosure.







 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 04/05/2019

An emergency generator remote manual stop will be installed in accordance with NFPA 99.

The facility shall maintain inspection and maintenance requirements for essential electrical systems in accordance with NFPA 99.

Facility staff shall be educated on the location and purpose of the emergency generator remote manual stop switch. Facility staff will also be educated on the testing and maintenance of Essential Electrical systems.

The Director of Environmental Services (or designee) will ensure regulation is followed in regards to the Inspection and maintenance of Essential Electrical systems. Identified concerns will be reported to the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee for recommendation and follow-up.


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