St. Paul's House & Health Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
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.

September 12, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
9/13/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/11/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
9/14/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/14/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
10/16/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
10/17/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
10/17/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/17/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
9/14/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
10/11/2013

September 12, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
Low
Many
10/25/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
10/25/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/25/2012
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
9/20/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
10/25/2012
An automatic smoke detection system in all hallways.
Low
Many
9/19/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Very Low
Many
10/25/2012

August 11, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Many
10/29/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Many
9/12/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
9/12/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Many
9/12/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
10/29/2011
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Many
10/29/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
10/29/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
9/12/2011
An automatic smoke detection system in all hallways.
Low
Many
10/29/2011

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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