Lake Balboa Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
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.

May 31, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
6/30/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
6/30/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
6/30/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
6/30/2013
Proper facilities for the use and storage of combustible liquids.
Low
Few
6/30/2013

February 20, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
3/8/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
3/8/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
3/8/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
3/8/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
3/8/2012

November 02, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Very Low
Many
11/25/2010
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Very Low
Many
11/25/2010

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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