Blythe Nursing Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 2
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.

March 26, 2013 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
Some
4/10/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
4/10/2013

April 11, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
5/1/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Few
5/1/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
5/1/2012
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
5/1/2012

April 25, 2011 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
5/19/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
5/19/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
5/19/2011

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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