Norwood Pines Alzheimer's 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.

August 27, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
9/13/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
9/13/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/13/2013
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
9/13/2013
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Very Low
Many
9/13/2013

October 02, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
10/22/2012

August 23, 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
Some
9/13/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
9/13/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/13/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
9/13/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
9/13/2011
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
9/13/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
9/13/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
9/13/2011

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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