Canon Lodge Care Center is a small facility located in Canon City, Colorado. It looks like this nursing home is one of the higher-graded facilities we looked at. A grade in this range requires very strong marks across the board. This facility proved to be one of the better facilities in Canon City, which boasts a decent selection of nursing homes. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category grades, which are also strong. It would be hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Canon Lodge Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to point out that this nursing home has earned nearly flawless health inspections recently. We gave them an A in this area. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
To complement its dominant achievements in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our short-term care rating. In our short-term care score, we try to create a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze a facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at is long-term care. This nursing home received a very positive long-term care score, with a grade of B+ in the area. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 93.68421 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat less than we were hoping for but still a decent percentage. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The next category we looked at was nursing, where this nursing home was given a grade of B. Although this wound up being its lowest category grade, this is nevertheless an above average score. In computing our nursing ratings, we weigh both staffing levels and the training levels of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Canon Lodge Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 6.01% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 3.45% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who had a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 2.13% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 17.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 3.73% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 85.7% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 15.22% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 20.53% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 1.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 20.53 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Canon Lodge Care Center, 75.24% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Canon City, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Canon City, Colorado has 3 other nursing homes
- Centura Health-St Thomas More HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.53 miles away1338 Phay Avenue Canon City Colorado 81212Voluntary non-profit - Private(719) 285-2000
- Canon City Dialysis (Fmc)1.48 miles away2245 Fremont Dr Canon City Colorado 81212Dialysis Stations: 12 (719) 276-8404