Manorcare of Palos Heights East

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 17
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.

December 04, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
1/2/2014
An elevator that firefighters can control in the event of a fire.
Low
Many
1/2/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
1/2/2014
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
1/2/2014
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
1/2/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
1/2/2014

October 11, 2012 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
11/23/2012
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Many
11/23/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Many
11/23/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/23/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
11/23/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
11/23/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
11/23/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
11/23/2012
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
11/23/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/23/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Very Low
Many
11/23/2012

January 06, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
1/30/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
1/30/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
1/30/2012

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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