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Mapleton Care Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: ASep 20: A+Oct 20: A-Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: ANov 21: AJan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: AMay 22: AJun 22: AAug 22: ASep 22: A
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Mapleton Care Center's website

115 Ingalls Street,
Denver CO 80226

(303) 237-1325

71.11% estimated occupancy 1

Mapleton Care Center turns out to be one of 42 nursing homes located in Denver, Colorado. This city has far more facilities than most other areas in the state. This nursing home was given a phenomenal overall score of A, making it one of the top facilities in Denver. This is an impressive accomplishment given that the city offers plenty of very good nursing homes. We can not find many bad things to say about this place. Its ratings are impeccable. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy

Awards

Top Nursing Home in Colorado badge

Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2019

Top Nursing Home in Colorado badge

Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2020

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of performing well overall, this nursing home also earned a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that area with an A+. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. 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.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also awarded this facility a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 97.0339 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Nursing scores are mostly associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home 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 the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving patients even once per day.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In our final area, this nursing home also was given a very strong short-term care score, with a B+. This finished off an elite profile. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for people requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Mapleton Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Mapleton Care Center, 5.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Mapleton Care Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that had falls which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Mapleton Care Center, 2.14% of Patients had UTIs

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents which sustained UTI's. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Mapleton Care Center, 17.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients which were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Mapleton Care Center, 12.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Mapleton Care Center, 3.81% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Mapleton Care Center, 84.99% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Mapleton Care Center, 15.45% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Mapleton Care Center, 19.26% Percentage of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Mapleton Care Center, 19.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

Scores for Denver, CO

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • Kidney Center of Wheat Ridge (Ara)3.5 miles away6920 W 38th Ave Wheat Ridge Colorado 80033Dialysis Stations: 16 (303) 463-3041
  • Pavilion Dialysis (Fmc)3.81 miles away723 Delaware St #m105 Denver Colorado 80204CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (303) 623-2107
  • Kidney Center of Bear Creek (Ara)4.04 miles away11058 West Jewell Ave Denver Colorado 80232Dialysis Stations: 15 (303) 233-4204
  • West Lakewood Dialysis Center (Dva)4.06 miles away11700 W 2nd Pl, Ste 325 Denver Colorado 80228Dialysis Stations: 14 (303) 987-4672