Alden Estates of Skokie

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
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 23, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An elevator that firefighters can control in the event of a fire.
Low
Many
12/24/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
12/24/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/26/2013

November 26, 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
12/14/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
12/31/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
1/10/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
1/10/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/10/2013

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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