Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital

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.

July 16, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/28/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
8/28/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
8/28/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
8/28/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
8/28/2013

August 28, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Very Low
Many
9/25/2012

October 26, 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
11/22/2011
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
11/22/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
11/22/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
11/22/2011

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 June 19, 2014.


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