St. Augustine Home for the Aged

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
IN State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
IN Deficiencies Range 1–21
Updated June 19, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

July 31, 2013 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
10/24/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
10/24/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
10/24/2013

July 19, 2012 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
8/18/2012

May 24, 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
7/22/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
8/11/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
7/22/2011
Horizontal exits.
Low
Some
8/11/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
8/11/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
7/22/2011

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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