Golden Peaks Center is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, a city with a population of 175,625 people. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of D. A score in this range typically suggests some red flags. Keep in mind that Fort Collins received a city grade of B, so should consider some other options in the city as well. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this facility's report card is its strong nursing rating. You can continue reading to learn more about nursing and other category scores
Golden Peaks Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1005 East Elizabeth Street,
Fort Collins CO 80524
70.16% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Although we were not complementary of this facility's overall grade, it received an impressive nursing score this year. We gave it a grade of B in this area. Nursing grades are primarily tied to a nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In addition, we also would like to point out that this nursing home was given impressive short-term care marks this year. We awarded them one of our better grades in this category, with a B. This turned out to be the nursing home's second strongest score. Our short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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This facility earned slightly below average government inspections in recent years. We awarded them a C in this area. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. It doesn't appear that we were able to find deficiency data for this nursing home. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received some government fines in recent years.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is long-term care. This nursing home received an abysmal grade of F in that area. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category may not provide the type of consistent 24/7 care that some other nursing homes provide. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were somewhat surprised to discover that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 82.75862 percent of its residents against pneumonia. To our surprise, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than most nursing homes. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Golden Peaks Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Golden Peaks Center, 5.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Golden Peaks Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Golden Peaks Center, 2.14% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Golden Peaks Center, 17.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for several conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Golden Peaks Center, 12.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Golden Peaks Center, 3.81% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. High rates of depression could imply worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Golden Peaks Center, 84.99% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Golden Peaks Center, 15.45% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Golden Peaks Center, 19.26% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Golden Peaks Center, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Golden Peaks Center, 19.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Golden Peaks Center, 75.71% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Fort Collins, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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