Allison Care Center is in Denver, Colorado. This city is one of the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the nation with has a total of 958,706 people. This nursing home proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the best scores that we offer. Based on our assessment, you can't go wrong here. One of the best aspects of this facility's stellar profile is its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
Allison Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1660 Allison Street,
Denver CO 80214
60.43% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After considering the volume of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.57627 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a life or death health condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Turning to inspections, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. We were not able to locate deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Our nursing grade looks at the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of training of those nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, this nursing home also was given an impressive short-term care rating, with a grade of A-. This finished off a very strong report card. In the category of short-term care, we try to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Allison Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Allison Care Center, 5.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Allison Care Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Allison Care Center, 2.14% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term patients who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Allison Care Center, 17.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Allison Care Center, 12.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term patients who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Allison Care Center, 3.81% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Allison Care Center, 84.99% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Allison Care Center, 15.45% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Allison Care Center, 19.26% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Allison Care Center, 19.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Allison Care Center, 75.71% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Denver, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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