Chicago Ridge Nursing Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 13
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.

November 07, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
1/16/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
11/22/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
11/22/2011
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
1/16/2012
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Many
11/7/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
11/29/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
11/29/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/29/2011
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
11/8/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Very Low
Many
11/8/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
11/21/2011

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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