Braswell's Colonial Care

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 12
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 30, 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
2/13/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
2/13/2013
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
2/13/2013
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
2/13/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/13/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
2/13/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
2/13/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
2/13/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
2/13/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
2/13/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
2/13/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
2/13/2013

March 20, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
4/11/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
4/11/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
4/11/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/11/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
4/11/2012

March 29, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
4/5/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/5/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Very Low
Some
4/5/2011

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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