Grace Manor Care Center is the sole option we were able to find in Burlington, Colorado. This nursing home is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B+. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. This facility's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
Grace Manor Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this facility's other accomplishments is its elite long-term care grade. We awarded them one of our best grades in that area, with a grade of A. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 95.833336 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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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. Our nursing grade assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Colorado in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a resident more often.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we graded is short-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home an acceptable grade of C. This proved to be this facility's least impressive area. Short-term care grades are generally used to measure a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to have high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the number of residents that returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 4 percent of this facility's patients returned home. This figure was below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grace Manor Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grace Manor Care Center, 6.01% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grace Manor Care Center, 3.45% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who have suffered a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grace Manor Care Center, 2.13% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic may also be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grace Manor Care Center, 17.3% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grace Manor Care Center, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grace Manor Care Center, 3.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grace Manor Care Center, 85.7% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grace Manor Care Center, 15.22% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many believe this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grace Manor Care Center, 20.53% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
In Grace Manor Care Center, 1.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grace Manor Care Center, 20.53 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Grace Manor Care Center, 11.4 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess short-term care.
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