Eastern Star Home of SD, Inc.

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 1
SD State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 4
SD Deficiencies Range 1–12
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

December 18, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Very Low
Many
12/18/2013

September 18, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
10/2/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
10/29/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
10/2/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
10/2/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
10/2/2012

July 27, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Horizontal exits.
Low
Some
7/28/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
8/25/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
7/27/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Few
9/9/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
8/25/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
8/25/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
7/28/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
7/27/2011
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Few
8/8/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
9/1/2011

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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