Sequoias

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
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.

September 18, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
10/9/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
10/9/2013
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Some
10/9/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
10/9/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
10/9/2013
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Few
10/9/2013

October 10, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
A written emergency evacuation plan.
Low
Some
10/25/2012
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
10/25/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
10/25/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
10/25/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
10/25/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Few
10/25/2012

September 23, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Some
10/11/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
10/11/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
10/11/2011
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Few
10/11/2011
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Few
10/11/2011

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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