Creston Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
IA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
IA Deficiencies Range 1–14
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

December 05, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
12/19/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
12/16/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/5/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/5/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/5/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
12/12/2013

November 01, 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
11/6/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
12/1/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
11/14/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
12/1/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/5/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
12/1/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/1/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
12/1/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
11/9/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
12/1/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
12/1/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
11/21/2012

September 20, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
9/27/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
9/21/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
9/23/2011
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
9/30/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/20/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
9/27/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
9/21/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
9/21/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/20/2011

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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