Northpointe Healthcare Centre

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
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.

August 20, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
9/9/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/9/2013
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Some
9/9/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/9/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
9/9/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
9/9/2013

September 04, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/9/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
10/9/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
10/9/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/9/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
10/9/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Few
10/9/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
10/9/2012
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Very Low
Many
10/9/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Very Low
Many
10/9/2012

July 27, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
8/15/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
8/15/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
8/15/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
8/15/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
8/15/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
8/15/2011

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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