Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley is one of six facilities located in Grand Junction, Colorado. We gave this facility a C overall, which isn't a bad score. This is comparable with the city grade in Grand Junction, which is a B-. Based on our assessment, this nursing home has some redeeming qualities. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's profile is its strong inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley
- 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 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
Registered Staff Hours
It should also be noted that this nursing home's inspection score outpaced its overall grade. We gave it a grade of B+ for its inspections rating, which is a very solid score. Our inspection ratings are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Based on this, we had favorable view of this facility's inspections.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's next best area turned out to be its short-term care grade, where it received a grade of B-. Our short-term care grades are likely most critical for individuals requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not just nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. In this facility's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than the average facility. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that just 5.3 percent of this facility's residents returned home. This figure was below the national average.
Does this page answer your questions about Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley?
This nursing home's nursing grade appears to be one of its better features. The facility received a grade of B- in this category. Our nursing score is based on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day, which is well below average. Finally, despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically a reliable indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our final category, this facility didn't perform well. With a very poor grade of F in long-term care, this is this facility's poorest area. Long-term care ratings in this range generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids, as well as the levels of routine medical care available. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours was vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 93.45795 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes. This is its best feature in this category.
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, 6.01% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 3.45% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 2.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 17.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay residents that are given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 3.73% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 85.7% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 15.22% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 20.53% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who retained mobility levels.
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 1.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley, 20.53 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, 75.24% 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-minus
- 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 B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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