Monterey Palms Health 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.

January 22, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
2/4/2013
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Few
2/4/2013
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Few
2/4/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
2/4/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
2/4/2013

February 14, 2012 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
3/1/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
3/1/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
3/1/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
3/1/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Very Low
Some
3/1/2012

March 01, 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
Few
3/21/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/21/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
3/21/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
3/21/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
3/21/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Few
3/21/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
3/21/2011

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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