Updated: Feb 26, 2021
Our long-term care facilities provide many opportunities and amenities for our clients and are a safe, comfortable, and viable living alternative for many individuals with intellectual and mental health needs.
But did you know that most Americans are not familiar with even the most basic fire safety tips and are incapable of dealing with a potential fire in the workplace.
According to SafeAtLast:
· 40% of fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms.
· Smoke alarms decrease the risk of dying in a home fire by 50%.
· Electric space heaters are the cause of 80% of house fires with a deadly outcome.
· According to the National Fire Protection Association, firefighters in the US respond to a fire every 24 seconds.
Nobility Reigns test our smoke alarms monthly to ensure proper working order. In addition to smoke alarms, Nobility Reigns is making an initiative to install emergency exit and lighting signs in all facilities. It is our goal to have all living assisted facilities equipped with emergency lighting and exit signs by end of year 2021.
Guinevere’s Keep, an assisted living facility located in Little Chute, WI was the first program to have emergency lighting and exit signs installed. A fire inspection was held on December 28th, 2020 by the Little Chute Fire Department. The fire department stated that Nobility Reigns met requirements, in which me were exceptional and excelled in areas.