Lexington Health Care Center-Lombard

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 14
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.

August 13, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
9/3/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
9/3/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
9/3/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Fire resistant interior walls.
Low
Some
9/3/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
9/3/2013

June 19, 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
7/24/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
7/19/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
7/19/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
7/23/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
7/21/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
7/20/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
7/20/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
7/21/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
7/20/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
7/23/2012

August 30, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Many
12/15/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
9/23/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/23/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/23/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
9/23/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/23/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
9/23/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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