Ridgewood Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
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.

May 15, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
6/20/2013

March 23, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
Rooms that can be unlocked from inside without a key.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
4/18/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
4/18/2012

April 14, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
5/3/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Many
5/3/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Many
5/3/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
5/3/2011
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
5/3/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
5/3/2011
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Few
5/3/2011
Rooms that can be unlocked from inside without a key.
Low
Few
5/3/2011
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Few
5/3/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
5/3/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
5/3/2011

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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