Plymouth Square

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 2
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 30, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
2/19/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
2/19/2013

February 02, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Some
2/24/2012
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
2/24/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/24/2012
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Some
2/24/2012
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
2/24/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
2/24/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
2/24/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
2/24/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
2/24/2012

November 15, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
12/7/2010
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Some
12/7/2010
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
12/7/2010
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
12/7/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
12/7/2010
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
12/7/2010
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
12/7/2010
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Few
12/7/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
12/7/2010

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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