Bear Creek Senior Living is a small facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This facility is one of the highest-graded nursing homes we found. A grade in this range requires first-rate scores across the board. Despite Colorado Springs offering 22 other nursing homes to select from, this facility managed to stand out as a great option. Headlining this facility's remarkable profile is its long-term care score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

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Long-term Care Quality


In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home excelled in our shot-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. For long-term care residents, the primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were not able to locate this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Facility Inspections


Turning to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are quite insignificant. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality


Turning the page to our next area, we awarded this facility a grade of A for its short-term care grade. This is a very strong score. Short-term care grades are generally employed to assess a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To provide highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This facility excelled in the two key staffing areas we looked at. The facility supplied more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the average facility. This is a very favorable sign. The last statistic we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Nurse Quality


In our final area, this facility also was awarded an excellent nursing grade, with an A. This wrapped up a first-rate profile. Nursing scores are mostly based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provides an incredible 4.4 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any facility in the nation when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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Nearby Hospitals

Cedar Springs Behavioral Health System 2.71 mi
2135 Southgate Rd Colorado Springs Colorado 80906
(719) 633-4114
University Colo Health Memorial Hospital Central 3.24 mi
1400 E Boulder St Colorado Springs Colorado 80909
(719) 365-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
Centura Health-Penrose-St Francis Health Services 3.43 mi
2222 North Nevada Ave Colorado Springs Colorado 80907
(719) 776-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Uchealth Grandview Hospital 6.26 mi
5623 Pulpit Peak View Colorado Springs Colorado 80918
(719) 272-3623
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Uchealth Pikes Peak Regional Hospital 15.56 mi
16420 West Highway 24 Woodland Park Colorado 80863
(719) 687-9999
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Printers Place Dialysis Center (Dva) 3.75 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
2802 International Cir Colorado Springs Colorado 80910
(719) 630-0602
Liberty Dialysis - Colorado Springs South (Fmc) 4.02 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
2508 Airport Rd Colorado Springs Colorado 80909
(719) 227-7455
Liberty Dialysis Colorado Springs Central (Fmc) 4.18 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
1910 E Lelaray St Colorado Springs Colorado 80909
(719) 380-4878
Pikes Peak Dialysis Center (Dva) 4.23 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 43
2002 Lelaray St Ste 130 Colorado Springs Colorado 80909
(719) 471-4615
Liberty Dialysis - Colorado Springs North (Fmc) 7.66 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
2180 Hollowbrook Dr Colorado Springs Colorado 80918
(719) 593-2999
North Colorado Springs Dialysis (Dva) 10.92 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
6071 E Woodmen Rd Ste 100/120 Colorado Springs Colorado 80923
(719) 638-1223