Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center is in Greeley, Colorado, a city with a total of 101,464 people. This facility appears to be ranked among the better facilities we looked at. A grade of this caliber requires very strong marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. As you will see below, this facility also performed just fine in our category ratings. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
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Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. This is really what you like to see on an inspection report.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing score is primarily associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving a patient more frequently.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we analyzed was long-term care. This nursing home was awarded an above average long-term care grade, with a grade of B in the category. If you are looking for anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care ratings. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 70.83333 percent of its residents. This is a bit less than we expected. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we looked at is short-term care, in which this facility received a grade of B. Even though this ended up being its weakest category rating, this is nevertheless an above average score. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 5.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 2.04% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 17.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 12.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay patients which are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.91% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 84.62% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 15.34% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 16.01% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 16.01 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 reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 12.31 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.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Westlake Lodge Health & Rehabilitation Center, 76.2% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Greeley, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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