Palomar Vista Healthcare Center

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.

May 21, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
6/24/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
6/24/2013
Rooms that can be unlocked from inside without a key.
Low
Few
6/24/2013
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Very Low
Many
6/24/2013

July 30, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/11/2012
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
9/11/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/11/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/11/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
9/11/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
9/11/2012

August 25, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
9/19/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
9/19/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
9/19/2011

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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