The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs is an average-sized nursing home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This nursing home was given an elite overall score of A, resulting in it being one of the top five nursing homes in the city. We can not find many bad things to say about this facility. Its grades are as good as they get. If you look further down this page, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are also quite good.
The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2818 Grand Vista Circle,
Colorado Springs CO 80904
98.65% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also received an A+ short-term care grade. With our short-term care grade, we endeavor to forge a sound barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 6.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. Unfortunately, it does not look like we were able to find deficiency data for this nursing home. Without having all of the deficiency data for this facility, it was a challenge to fully assess the place in this area.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing grade is based on several datapoints. The most heavily weighted one is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The fourth category we analyzed is long-term care, where this facility was awarded a B+. This rounded out an elite report card. Few nursing homes received a B+ or higher in in each area we assessed. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 92.799995 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is a few points lower than we anticipated but still a decent figure. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 5.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who suffered a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 2.14% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from UTI's. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 17.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 12.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 3.81% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some believe that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 84.99% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 15.45% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 19.26% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 19.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 12.03 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs, 75.71% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Colorado Springs, CO
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- 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 B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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