Ridgeview Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
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.

October 22, 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
11/8/2013
An automatic smoke detection system in all hallways.
Low
Many
11/1/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
10/24/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
11/8/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
10/31/2013

September 10, 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
10/2/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
9/10/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/25/2012

September 13, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
9/14/2011
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
10/20/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/17/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
9/16/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/14/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/14/2011

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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