E Dene Moore Care Center is a small non-profit facility in Rifle, Colorado. Featuring an overall rating of A+, this nursing home is one of the highest-graded nursing homes we assessed. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a no brainer for most people. Headlining this facility's exemplary report card is its inspection reports, which we will address in the next section.
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E Dene Moore Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it earned one of our best scores in that area with an A+. Our inspection scores are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. It does not look like we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this facility an A+. The nursing grade includes a host of subcategories. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home 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 nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving patients more often.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also performed well in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Very few nursing homes received a better grade in this area. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 99.31034 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next category, this facility also performed admirably in our short-term care category. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that area. This topped off truly elite report card. Short-term care scores are important for prospective residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
E Dene Moore Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 5.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 2.04% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 17.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 12.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 3.91% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 84.62% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 15.34% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 16.01% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In E Dene Moore Care Center, 16.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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