Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake is a facility in Monte Vista, Colorado, which has a total of 7,344 people. This nursing home turns out to be an A rated facility, which is one of the top scores that we offer. We were impressed enough to rank this facility as one of the 50 best facilities in Colorado. Headlining this place's exemplary profile is its inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - State
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving an elite overall score, this nursing home received an A+ inspection grade. This grade is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the highest complements we can pay to a facility. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category generally have very few of these severe deficiencies. 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.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. Nursing ratings are mostly associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, we gave this facility a score of A- for our long-term care rating. This is a superb score. For patients looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 62.237762 percent of its residents. This is slightly less than we anticipated but still a decent figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, at least this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our next category, this facility was awarded an extremely favorable short-term care rating. In fact, we awarded it an A- in this category, rounding out a straight A profile. In the area of short-term care, we strive to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this category is the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 6.01% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care patients that are suffering from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 3.45% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care patients who suffered a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 2.13% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who sustained urinary tract infections. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 17.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 3.73% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms. High levels of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 85.7% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 15.22% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 20.53% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 1.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colorado Veterans Community Lvg Center at Homelake, 20.53 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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