Alden Estates of Shorewood

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 12
IL State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 4
IL Deficiencies Range 1–23
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

December 18, 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
1/6/2014
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
1/6/2014
An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
Low
Many
1/6/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
1/14/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
1/31/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/6/2014
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
1/6/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
1/31/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
1/31/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/31/2014

February 05, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
3/11/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
3/8/2013

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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