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11 Jun 2019 / Goodman Elderly Care Center / Adela Agcang
Elderly Home Safety Checklist
Failed items
8
Created actions
0
Site
Manila
Nursing Home
Goodman Elderly Care Center
Address
1564 Cross St., Fisher IL 61843
Safety Inspector
Adela Agcang
Conducted on

11th Jun, 2019

2:27 PM +08

Failed items
8
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / Entry to Elderly Home
Are stairs non-slip and in good repair?
No
Notes
replace nonslip adhesives
Photos
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / Entry to Elderly Home
Is there easy access for strollers and wheelchairs?
No
Notes
maintain foliage to make way for strollers/wheelchairs on the entrance pathway
Photos
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / Internal Lighting
Is the level of light adequate in all areas?
No
Photos
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / Elderly Home Emergency Precautions
Are evacuations practiced regularly as per legislation?
No
Notes
perform evacuation drill after emergency preparedness training
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / Elderly Home Emergency Precautions
Have aged care workers completed emergency procedure training?
No
Notes
schedule emergency preparedness training
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / First Aid Provision
Is the first-aider appointed and his/her name clearly displayed?
No
Notes
add sign to indicate "RN on duty is the contact person for first aid"
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / Restrooms
Are the toilets of proper height (and if not, is there a raised toilet seat available)?
No
Notes
no available raised toilet seat
Elderly Home Safety Checklist / Grounds
Are pathways around the facilities clear of trip hazards or overgrown foliage?
No
Photos
Elderly Home Safety Checklist
8
Entry to Elderly Home
2
Are stairs non-slip and in good repair?
No
Notes
replace nonslip adhesives
Photos
Is the pathway leading to the elderly home clear and even?
Yes
Is there easy access for strollers and wheelchairs?
No
Notes
maintain foliage to make way for strollers/wheelchairs on the entrance pathway
Photos
Are the handrails on both sides of the staircase in good working condition?
Yes
Is there adequate lighting leading to the elderly home entrance door?
Yes
Internal Floors
Is the floor even and not slippery (no leaks or potential to be slippery when wet)?
Yes
Are there no tripping hazards such as throw rugs, boxes, electrical cords, or rubbish?
Yes
Are the floors cleaned regularly and the spills cleaned up immediately?
Yes
Are aged care workers wearing appropriate non-slip footwear?
Yes
Hallways, Exits & Doors
Are hallways and doorways free of obstructions?
Yes
Photos
Do doors open freely and easily?
Yes
Do Fire Exits display correct notices and signages?
Yes
Are exit signs in place and illuminated?
Yes
Photos
Do designated emergency exit doors open outwards?
Yes
Windows, Ventilation & Noise
Are windows in good condition (open easily with no broken or cracked glass or damaged screens)?
Yes
Is the temperature appropriate for the work area?
Yes
Are air conditioners serviced regularly (check maintenance records)?
Yes
Are noise levels acceptable?
Yes
Internal Lighting
1
Are the lights working (if damaged or not working), are they repaired immediately?
Yes
Is the level of light adequate in all areas?
No
Photos
Are light fittings and light switches in good working and visual order and checked regularly?
Yes
Is task lighting provided for detailed work?
N/A
Electrical Equipment & Supply
Has electrical equipment been inspected and tested at specified intervals (check tags/records)?
Yes
Is the electrical safety switch fitted to the elderly home?
Yes
Is the safety switch tested regularly?
Yes
Are electrical outlets and switches in good condition?
Yes
Are there sufficient power outlets?
N/A
Are extension leads/power boards used as designed (no double adaptors, or piggyback plugs)?
Yes
Furniture, Fittings & Shelves
Is there adequate space to move around common areas?
Yes
Is there sufficient individual storage space for the elderly?
Yes
Do chairs enable the elderly to sit with their back upright and adjust to lumbar supports?
Yes
Are chairs fully adjustable with a stable base?
Yes
Elderly Home Emergency Precautions
2
Are overhead sprinklers and detectors clear of obstructions?
Yes
Are appropriate fire extinguishers visible and easy to access?
Yes
Are fire-fighting equipment checked regularly (check expiry dates on tags on extinguishers and hose reels)?
Yes
Photos
Is appropriate extinguisher signages in place and legible?
Yes
Photos
Are evacuation plans displayed on evacuation routes?
Yes
Are emergency telephone numbers clearly visible?
Yes
Are evacuations practiced regularly as per legislation?
No
Notes
perform evacuation drill after emergency preparedness training
Have aged care workers completed emergency procedure training?
No
Notes
schedule emergency preparedness training
Hazardous Chemicals
Is the current (within 5 years) safety data sheet kept with stored chemicals?
Yes
Are all chemical containers labeled correctly?
Yes
Are unused dispensed chemicals disposed of regularly in an appropriate manner?
Yes
Photos
Are all hazardous chemicals in a secure & locked chemical cabinet?
Yes
First Aid Provision
1
Are first aid supplies checked regularly (check expiry dates, if replenished)?
Yes
Are the locations of first aid supplies clearly marked with a white cross on green background?
Yes
Do aged care workers know the location of the first aid kits and are easily accessible?
Yes
Is the first-aider appointed and his/her name clearly displayed?
No
Notes
add sign to indicate "RN on duty is the contact person for first aid"
Restrooms
1
Are the toilets clean and well-ventilated?
Yes
Photos
Is the non-slip bathroom floor surfaces in good condition?
Yes
Are hot and cold tunning water available?
Yes
Is soap (or soap dispensers) provided?
Yes
Are hand drying facilities available?
Yes
Are there adequate grab bars near the shower or bathtub?
Yes
Are the toilets of proper height (and if not, is there a raised toilet seat available)?
No
Notes
no available raised toilet seat
Kitchen Area
Is there suitable eating or coffee/tea break facilities?
Yes
Is the kitchen and amenities area kept clean?
Yes
Photos
Are kitchen appliances and whitegoods clean and well-maintained?
Yes
Is there adequate storage available?
Yes
Is appropriate PPE worn when conducting required tasks?
Yes
Is the fire blanket installed and checked every 6 months?
Yes
Are the anti-slip floor surfaces in good condition?
Yes
Grounds
1
Is adequate external lighting installed for night time?
Yes
Are gardens well-maintained with branches and excess foliage removed?
Yes
Are the ground free of sharp objects?
Yes
Are pathways around the facilities clear of trip hazards or overgrown foliage?
No
Photos
Are storage sheds tidy and secured?
Yes
Completion
Additional Comments
Let’s use more iAuditor elderly home safety checklists to proactively prevent falls within our facility!
Nursing Home Safety Inspector Name & Signature
Adela Agcang
11th Jun, 2019 3:12 PM +08
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