Perry Lutheran Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
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 04, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
1/4/2014
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
1/4/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
1/4/2014

October 08, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/8/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
11/8/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
11/8/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
11/8/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/3/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/8/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
11/8/2012

October 05, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
10/5/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
10/5/2011
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
10/26/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/20/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
10/5/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
10/20/2011
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Few
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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