Southgate Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
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.

March 11, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
4/17/2014
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
4/17/2014
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
4/17/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
6/15/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
4/17/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/17/2014
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
4/17/2014
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
4/17/2014
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Very Low
Some
4/17/2014

May 01, 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
6/14/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
6/14/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
6/14/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
6/14/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
6/14/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
6/14/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
6/14/2013

May 30, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
7/15/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
7/15/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
7/15/2012
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
7/15/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
7/15/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
7/15/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
7/15/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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