Kenosha Estates Living and Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 19
WI State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
WI Deficiencies Range 1–20
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

December 10, 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
Many
Not Corrected
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
1/8/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
1/8/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
1/8/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
1/8/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
12/31/2012
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
1/8/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Some
12/10/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
Not Corrected

October 04, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Rooms that can be unlocked from inside without a key.
Low
Some
11/1/2011
At least two remote exits on each floor or fire section of the building.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
10/4/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
11/3/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
11/1/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Fire resistant floor finishes.
Low
Some
11/3/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
11/3/2011
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
11/2/2011

November 04, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Many
12/4/2010
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
11/12/2010
Rooms that can be unlocked from inside without a key.
Low
Many
11/5/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/4/2010
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
11/8/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
11/15/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
12/4/2010
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
12/4/2010
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
11/4/2010
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
11/14/2010
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Low
Few
11/18/2010
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
11/4/2010

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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