Kearny Mesa Convalescent and Nursing Home

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
CA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
CA Deficiencies Range 1–17
Updated June 19, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

September 19, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
10/15/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
10/15/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
10/15/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Very Low
Many
10/15/2013
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Very Low
Many
10/15/2013

October 11, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
11/27/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
11/27/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
11/27/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
11/27/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
11/27/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
11/27/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
11/27/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
11/27/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
11/27/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
11/27/2012

November 30, 2011 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
Many
2/8/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
2/8/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/8/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
2/8/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
2/8/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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