Life Care Center of Greeley is a large nursing home located in Greeley, Colorado. This proved to be an A rated facility. This nursing home received one of the top ratings that we offer. A score of this caliber requires top-notch marks across the board. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it as the number one nursing home in Greeley. If you look further down this page, you can see this place's category scores, which look to be just as impressive as its overall rating.
Life Care Center of Greeley
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
4800 25th Street,
Greeley CO 80634
49.43% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Greeley, Colorado Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in 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 ratings account for several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category usually have few of these severe deficiencies. We weren't able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a top-shelf long-term care grade. In fact, this is its second most impressive category score. In that category, this facility received a score of A. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at was short-term care. Adding to its high-end resume, this facility also excelled in that area. In fact, we awarded it a of A in that category. Our short-term care scores are vital for patients needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6.7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Switching gears to the next area, this facility was given a strong nursing rating. We awarded it a grade of A- in that category, giving this facility straight A's. There are many criteria included in this area. Many of these data points relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, 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.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Life Care Center of Greeley Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 5.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents who suffered falls which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 2.04% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 17.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 12.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 3.91% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 84.62% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 15.34% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 16.01% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 16.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 12.31 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Life Care Center of Greeley, 76.2% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Greeley, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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