Country Villa Merced Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 8
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.

February 28, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
3/25/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
3/25/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
3/25/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
3/25/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
3/25/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
3/25/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
3/25/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
3/25/2013

March 13, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
4/19/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
4/19/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/19/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/19/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
4/19/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/19/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
4/19/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
4/19/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Very Low
Many
4/19/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Very Low
Many
4/19/2012

January 27, 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
Some
2/24/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
2/24/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/24/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
2/24/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
2/24/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
2/24/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
2/24/2011

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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