Asta Care Center of Elgin

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 14
IL State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 4
IL Deficiencies Range 1–23
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

March 06, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
4/2/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
4/5/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
4/2/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
4/2/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
5/16/2013
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Some
4/2/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
4/2/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
4/2/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
4/2/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
4/4/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
4/2/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
4/4/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
4/2/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/2/2013

February 22, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
3/23/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
3/23/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
3/23/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
3/23/2012
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/23/2012

May 11, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
6/20/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
6/20/2011

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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