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Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies's website

1020 Patton Street,
Fort Collins CO 80524

(970) 484-7981

65% estimated occupancy 1

Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies is an average-sized nursing home located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This facility received an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable rating. Based on our analysis, this place ought to meet the needs of most people. This facility also received strong scores in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Bariatric Care
  • Optometry
  • Audiology

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of earning a great overall rating, this nursing home performed even better in the area of inspections which is associated with the facility's recent government inspections. We awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our best grades. Inspection ratings are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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

Grade: B-plus

Another one of this facility's quality category scores came in the category of long-term care. We gave them one of our more favorable grades in that area, with a grade of B+. If you are seeking services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care grades. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 90 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is somewhat less than we were hoping for but still a respectable percentage. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. In calculating our nursing ratings, we factor in both staffing levels and the training levels of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home 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

Grade: B

The next area we analyzed is short-term care, where we awarded it a strong grade of B. This facility truly does not have any weak grades. In computing these short-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to devise a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. It doesn't appear that this nursing home provided registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. 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

Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 5.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 2.14% of Patients had UTIs

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to varying reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 17.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 12.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 3.81% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 84.99% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient care.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 15.45% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 19.26% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility. Many believe that mobility is critical to residents' mental and physical well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 19.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 12.03 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of the Rockies, 75.71% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that 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

Looking for more options? Fort Collins, Colorado has 8 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Poudre Valley HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.18 miles away1024 S Lemay Ave Fort Collins Colorado 80524Voluntary non-profit - Private(970) 495-7000
  • Banner Fort Collins Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 4.27 miles away4700 Lady Moon Drive Fort Collins Colorado 80528Voluntary non-profit - Other(970) 821-4000
  • Mckee Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 11.02 miles away2000 Boise Ave Loveland Colorado 80538Voluntary non-profit - Private(970) 669-4640
  • Medical Center of the RockiesAcute Care Hospitals 11.28 miles away2500 Rocky Mountain Avenue Loveland Colorado 80538Voluntary non-profit - Private(970) 624-2500

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita Fort Collins Dialysis0.53 miles away1601 Prospect Parkway Suite 180 Fort Collins Colorado 80525Dialysis Stations: 13 (970) 493-0753
  • Northern Colorado Kidney Center (Fmc)1.19 miles away2107 S. Timberline Rd Fort Collins Colorado 80525Dialysis Stations: 20 (970) 482-2161
  • Loveland Dialysis (Fmc)10.4 miles away2940 Ginnala Dr Loveland Colorado 80538CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (970) 663-9155
  • Northern Colorado Home Therapy Dialysis (Fmc)11.62 miles away5285 Mcwhinney Blvd #190 Loveland Colorado 80538Dialysis Stations: 4 (970) 667-0596
  • Loveland Central Dialysis (Dva)12.26 miles away1453 N Denver Ave Loveland Colorado 80538Dialysis Stations: 12 (970) 663-4607