Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation is a nursing home located in Boulder, Colorado, a city with 120,932 people. This nursing home received a strong grade of B+ overall. We found it to be better than most of the facilities in Boulder, which has a city grade of B. This place truly has plenty working in its favor. If you scroll down, you can see this place's category ratings, which are also quite good.
Get our free e-book to learn all about your senior care options.
Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
Get pricing and details on Boulder senior living options.Get Pricing
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Lymphedema Care
Get our free e-book to learn all about your senior care options.
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its favorable overall score, we gave this facility an A- for the area of inspections. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. While this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor dings aren't necessarily the end of the world.
Among its many impressive scores, this nursing home earned an excellent nursing grade. We gave it an B+ in that category. Nursing scores are primarily associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Colorado in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a resident more frequently.
Does this page answer your questions about Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation?
Short-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at was short-term care. This nursing home was awarded a very positive short-term care score, with a B+ in this area. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that were able to return home from this facility. We found that 4.9 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is long-term care. This nursing home received a very good long-term care grade in our assessment, with a B. This nursing home truly doesn't have any weak areas. 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 we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 82.72251 percent of its residents against pneumonia. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, at least this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 2.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 4.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have sustained a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 0.27% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 22.57% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 7.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 10.36% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. High rates of depression could imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 87.7% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 6.63% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 8.27% of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Many argue that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 8.27% of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 14.79% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Boulder Canyon Health and Rehabilitation, 85.79% of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with better rehabilitation.
Scores for Boulder, 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-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Boulder, Colorado has 3 other nursing homes
- Foothills HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.01 miles away4747 Arapahoe Avenue Boulder Colorado 80303Voluntary non-profit - Private(303) 415-7000
- Centura Health-Avista Adventist HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.8 miles away100 Health Park Dr Louisville Colorado 80027Voluntary non-profit - Church(303) 673-1280
- Good Samaritan Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.45 miles away200 Exempla Circle Lafayette Colorado 80026Voluntary non-profit - Private(303) 689-4000
- Uchealth Broomfield HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.85 miles away11820 Destination Drive Broomfield Colorado 80021Proprietary(303) 460-6000
- St Anthony North Health CampusAcute Care Hospitals 13.29 miles away14300 Orchard Pkwy Broomfield Colorado 80023Voluntary non-profit - Private(720) 627-0000
- Longmont United HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.81 miles away1950 Mountain View Ave Longmont Colorado 80501Voluntary non-profit - Private(303) 651-5111
- North Suburban Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.38 miles away9191 Grant St Denver Colorado 80229Voluntary non-profit - Private(303) 451-7800
- Lutheran Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 17.8 miles away8300 W 38th Ave Wheat Ridge Colorado 80033Voluntary non-profit - Private(303) 425-4500
- Boulder Dialysis (Dva)2.38 miles away2880 Folsom St Ste 110 Boulder Colorado 80304Dialysis Stations: 14 (303) 440-5600
- Kidney Center of Frederick4.49 miles away5992 Iris Parkway Longmont Colorado 80504Dialysis Stations: 13 (303) 833-1381
- Kidney Center of Lafayette (Ara)7.84 miles away2655 Crescent Dr Ste C Lafayette Colorado 80026CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (720) 890-4661
- Kidney Center of Longmont (Ara)11.39 miles away1960 Ken Pratt Blvd Ste A Longmont Colorado 80501Dialysis Stations: 20 (303) 485-7100
- Arvada Dialysis Center (Dva)12.93 miles away9950 W 80th Ave Ste 25 Arvada Colorado 80005Dialysis Stations: 16 (303) 456-9556
- Kidney Center of Northridge (Ara)13.43 miles away1865 W 121st Ave, Ste 300c Denver Colorado 80234Dialysis Stations: 21 (303) 429-9550
- Longmont Dialysis (Dva)13.61 miles away1715 Iron Horse Dr Ste 170 Longmont Colorado 80501Dialysis Stations: 18 (303) 485-4084
- North Metro Denver Dialysis (Dva)13.85 miles away12365 Huron St Ste 500 Denver Colorado 80234Dialysis Stations: 17 (303) 451-9093