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Vi at Highlands Ranch

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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9085 Ranch River Circle,
Littleton CO 80126

87.08% estimated occupancy 1

Vi at Highlands Ranch is in the large metropolitan area of Littleton, Colorado. This turns out to be an A+ facility, which is our top rating. We were so impressed with this facility that we rated it as one of the top three facilities in Colorado. One of the major highlights of this facility's stellar profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section.

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Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Awards

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Top Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2019

Best Nursing Home in Colorado badge

Best Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2020

Best Nursing Home in Colorado badge

Best Nursing Home in Colorado Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Littleton, Colorado badge

Best Nursing Home in Littleton, Colorado Awards 2021

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of being a great facility overall, it also received A+ health inspections recently. Its inspections were nearly flawless. Inspection ratings are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. Nursing turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we awarded this facility an A+. Our nursing rating assesses several subcategories, most of which are based on nursing hours. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of 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

Grade: A-plus

In the next area we analyzed, this nursing home received superb marks in the area of long-term care. For this reason, it received one of our highest scores in that category with a grade of of A+. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the elderly population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In our final category, this nursing home also was given a first-rate short-term care score, with a grade of A. This rounded out a rare straight A profile. With our short-term care rating, we strive to craft a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Vi at Highlands Ranch Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 1.56% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This gauges the percent of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 0% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are often caused by poor nursing care. Closer supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 1.22% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 8.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 3.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of long-term patients who were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 7.79% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 98.89% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 14.29% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the decline of a patient's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 17.05% of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 17.05% of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Vi at Highlands Ranch , 90.96% of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with better rehabilitation.

Scores for Littleton, CO

  • Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A
  • 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-minus

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