Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility is in Fort Collins, Colorado. This city has a total of 175,625 people. This proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive scores we offer. This nursing home turned out to be one of the better nursing homes in Fort Collins, which boasts a good selection of nursing homes. This also appears to be a very consistent nursing home with consistent grades in all four of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
4824 South Lemay Avenue,
Fort Collins CO 80525
85.23% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Fort Collins, Colorado Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Fort Collins, Colorado Awards 2021
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 grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
An additional reason we assessed this nursing home so favorably is that it was awarded an A+ short-term care grade. This is just about as strong as it gets in this area. Our short-term care ratings are probably most critical for individuals needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates more skilled nursing. This means not only nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 6.5 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. We scrutinized the qualifications of nurses at the facility, as well as the number of hours the nurses worked with residents, in computing our grade in this category. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
In the last category, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for our long-term care grade. This rounded out an elite report card. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 98.85387 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 5.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who had a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 2.04% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percentage of long-term care residents that have had urinary tract infections. While more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 17.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for treating several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 12.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 3.91% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 84.62% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 15.34% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 16.01% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 16.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 12.31 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, 76.2% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Fort Collins, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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