Poway Healthcare Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 11
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.

February 14, 2013 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
Many
4/8/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
4/8/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
4/8/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Some
4/8/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
4/8/2013
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Very Low
Many
4/8/2013

April 05, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Some
4/26/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
4/26/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/26/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
4/26/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
4/26/2012

March 16, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
4/11/2011
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Many
4/11/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/11/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
4/11/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
4/11/2011

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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