Afton Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
IA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
IA Deficiencies Range 1–16
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

May 28, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
6/21/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
6/10/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
6/21/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
6/3/2013

June 04, 2012 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
Many
6/14/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
6/14/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
7/3/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
6/14/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
6/14/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
6/14/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
6/14/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
6/14/2012

May 24, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
5/31/2011
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Many
6/24/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
6/24/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
6/6/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
6/1/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
6/8/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
5/31/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
6/3/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
6/22/2011
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
6/2/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
5/31/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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