Atherton Healthcare

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
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.

January 25, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/19/2013
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
2/19/2013

December 22, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Low
Many
1/10/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/10/2012
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
1/10/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
1/10/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
1/10/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
1/10/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
1/10/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
1/10/2012

December 22, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Some
1/14/2011
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
1/14/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
1/14/2011
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes.
Low
Some
1/14/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
1/14/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
1/14/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/14/2011
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Few
1/14/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
1/14/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
1/14/2011

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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