St. Jude Care Center

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 5
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.

January 17, 2014 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
2/21/2014
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
2/21/2014
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
2/21/2014
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
2/21/2014

February 06, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
2/21/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
2/21/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
2/21/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Few
2/21/2013
Properly located and lighted "exit" signs.
Low
Few
2/21/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Few
2/21/2013
Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Low
Few
2/21/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Few
2/21/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
2/21/2013

March 14, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Some
4/27/2012
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
4/27/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Few
4/27/2012

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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