Good Samaritan Society - Fontanelle

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
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 20, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
1/20/2014
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
1/20/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
1/20/2014
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
1/20/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/20/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
12/26/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/20/2014

October 30, 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
11/30/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/30/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/30/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
11/30/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
11/1/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
11/13/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
11/1/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
11/1/2012

August 26, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
8/26/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
9/26/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
9/26/2011
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
9/2/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
9/26/2011

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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