Life Care Center of Vista

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 4
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.

June 26, 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
7/17/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
7/17/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
7/17/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
7/17/2013

August 23, 2012 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
9/17/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
9/17/2012
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
9/17/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
9/17/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Few
9/17/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
9/17/2012

September 21, 2011 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
Few
10/6/2011
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Few
10/6/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
10/6/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
10/6/2011
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Very Low
Many
10/6/2011

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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