River Bend Nursing Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 10
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.

December 19, 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
Many
1/14/2014
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Few
1/14/2014
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
1/14/2014
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/14/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
1/14/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
1/14/2014
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Low
Few
1/14/2014
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/14/2014
Portable fire extinguishers.
Very Low
Many
1/14/2014
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Very Low
Many
1/14/2014

December 10, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
1/3/2013
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
1/3/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/3/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/3/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
1/3/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
1/3/2013

November 22, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
12/12/2011
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
12/12/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
12/12/2011
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
12/12/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
12/12/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
12/12/2011

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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