St. John of God Retirement

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 15
CA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
CA Deficiencies Range 1–17
Updated June 19, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

March 20, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
Not Corrected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

December 10, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Many
1/18/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
1/18/2012
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
1/18/2012
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
1/18/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
1/18/2012
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Low
Some
1/18/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
1/18/2012

August 24, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Many
9/24/2010
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
9/24/2010
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/24/2010
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Some
9/24/2010
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Some
9/24/2010
Properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Low
Some
9/24/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/24/2010
Properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Low
Some
9/24/2010
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Some
9/24/2010
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Some
9/24/2010
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
9/24/2010
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Low
Few
9/24/2010

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 June 19, 2014.


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