Paloma Blanca Health and Rehabilitation

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 9
NM State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
NM Deficiencies Range 1–9
Updated June 19, 2014.

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

November 13, 2013 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
Many
12/30/2013
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Many
12/30/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
12/30/2013
Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Low
Many
12/30/2013
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
12/30/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
12/30/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
12/30/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
12/30/2013
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Low
Some
12/30/2013

January 30, 2013 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
4/15/2013
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Many
4/15/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
4/15/2013
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Low
Some
4/15/2013

March 21, 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
Many
6/12/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
6/12/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Few
6/12/2012
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Very Low
Many
6/12/2012
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Very Low
Many
6/12/2012

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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