San Tomas Convalescent Hospital

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
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.

August 27, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/6/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
9/6/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
9/6/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
9/6/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
9/6/2013

August 14, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
9/6/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
9/6/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
9/6/2012

August 24, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
9/12/2011
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
9/12/2011
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
9/12/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
9/12/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/12/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
9/12/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Few
9/12/2011
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Very Low
Many
9/12/2011

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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