Good Samaritan Society - Forest City

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
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.

March 20, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
4/18/2014
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
4/18/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
4/18/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/18/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
4/18/2014
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Few
4/18/2014
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
4/18/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
4/18/2014

February 07, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
2/21/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
2/7/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/13/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
2/13/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
2/13/2013

January 10, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
1/17/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
1/17/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/19/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
2/9/2012

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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