Antelope Valley Healthcare

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
CA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
CA Deficiencies Range 1–20
Updated April 12, 2014.

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

November 15, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/23/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
12/23/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
12/23/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
12/23/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
12/23/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
12/23/2013

July 27, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
8/27/2012
Proper facilities for the use and storage of combustible liquids.
Low
Few
8/27/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
8/27/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
8/27/2012

April 29, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

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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