The Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines

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.

June 21, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
6/25/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
6/27/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
6/26/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
6/24/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
6/27/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
6/24/2013
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
7/5/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
6/24/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
6/27/2013

June 11, 2012 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
Many
6/12/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
6/12/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
6/12/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
6/11/2012

April 11, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
5/11/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
4/20/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
5/11/2011

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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