Copper Ridge Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
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.

October 30, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
11/26/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/26/2013
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Some
11/26/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
11/26/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
11/26/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
11/26/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
11/26/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
11/26/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
11/26/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
11/26/2013

October 11, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen.
Low
Many
11/1/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/1/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/1/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
11/1/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
11/1/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
11/1/2012

October 18, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
11/8/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/8/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
11/8/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
11/8/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/8/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
11/8/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
11/8/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
11/8/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
11/8/2011
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
11/8/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
11/8/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Very Low
Many
11/8/2011
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
11/8/2011

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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