Riverside Convalescent Hospital Chico

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 7
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.

March 27, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
4/15/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/15/2013
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
4/15/2013

February 22, 2012 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
3/30/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
3/30/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Few
3/30/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
3/30/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
3/30/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
3/30/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
3/30/2012
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
3/30/2012

December 17, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
1/5/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
1/5/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
1/5/2011
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Few
1/5/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
1/5/2011
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Very Low
Some
1/5/2011

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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