Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley is one of four facilities located in Grand Junction, Colorado. This is a quality nursing home with a B overall. This was right in line with the city grade in Grand Junction. Based on our ratings, this nursing home has quite a bit going for it. The best part of this facility's strong profile is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next section
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Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this facility fared even better in the area of inspections which is associated with the facility's recent government inspections. In fact, we gave it an A- for this category, which is one of our best grades. Our inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Nursing ratings are mostly based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next best area we gave this nursing home in any category came in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of B-. In our long-term care grade, we weigh the sheer quantity of services provided by a facility, along with a handful of quality statistics. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility administered the vaccine to 96.039604 percent of its patients, which is an above average percentage. This nursing home was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we scored is short-term care. We awarded it a grade of B- in this area. This is a decent grade in this area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This score is generally a reliable assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 5.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls which result in injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 2.04% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 17.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care patients that were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 12.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 3.91% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 84.62% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 15.34% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 16.01% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that remained mobile levels.
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 16.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 76.2% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Grand Junction, 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
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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