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LIFE CARE CENTER OF AURORA - AURORA, CO

 



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Address
14101 EAST EVANS AVENUE
AURORA, CO, 80014
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (303) 751-2000

Number of Certified Beds: 166
Total Number of Residents: 103
Percent of Occupied Beds: 62%
Sprinkler Status: Fully Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicare
Type of Ownership: For profit - Corporation
Located Within a Hospital?: No
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: Yes
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?: No
Quality Indicator Survey?: Yes
Special Focus Facility?: No
Type: Skilled Nursing Facilities


Overall Star Rating: 3 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 3 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 1 Star
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Administrative Staff - Full Time: 6.20
Administrative Staff - Part Time: 2.31
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 47.47
Certified Nurse Aides - Part Time: 8.70
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 10.10
Food Service Personnel - Part Time: 2.66
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 9.20
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 31.16
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Part Time: 5.34
Medical Directors - Under Contract: 0.19
Mental Health Services Personnel - Under Contract: 0.34
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 9.76
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Full Time: 2.43
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 10.81
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 1.14
Social Workers - Full Time: 3.07
Dentists - Under Contract: 0.07
Occupational Therapists - Part Time: 0.93
Pharmacists - Under Contract: 0.11
Physical Therapists - Part Time: 1.77
Podiatrists - Under Contract: 0.07
Other Physicians - Under Contract: 0.71
Dietitians - Full Time: 1.14
Sppech Pathologists - Full Time: 1.96
Registered Nurses - Part Time: 2.31
Housekeeping Personnel - Part Time: 1.40
Occupational Therapists - Full Time: 8.04
Physical Therapists - Full Time: 6.21
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Full Time: 1.14
Physical Therapy Aide - Full Time: 1.71
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Part Time: 0.71
Speech Pathologists - Part Time: 0.36

Provided Services

  • Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dental Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Mental Health Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Podiatry Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

1.370
Colorado:

0.914
Number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

1.000
Colorado:

0.722
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

2.360
Colorado:

1.632
Number of ,Certified Nurse Assistant Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.670
Colorado:

0.109
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.670
State:

0.118

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Nursing Home:

13.3%
State:

12.4%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Here:

6.5%
Colorado:

5.2%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

11.8%
Colorado:

7.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Here:

15.5%
State:

5.4%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
This Nursing Home:

32.4%
State:

7.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
This Nursing Home:

3.0%
State:

7.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
This Nursing Home:

5.1%
Colorado:

2.1%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Here:

7.7%
State:

4.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

71.1%
Colorado:

91.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

69.2%
State:

91.4%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

37.4%
Colorado:

24.1%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
This Nursing Home:

1.2%
State:

1.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Nursing Home:

88.0%
Colorado:

83.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Nursing Home:

82.0%
State:

78.2%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

2.3%
Colorado:

2.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

4.9%
State:

20.4%

Complaint Deficiency

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Follow policies and procedures to convey the resident's personal funds to the appropriate party responsible after the resident's death: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Follow policies and procedures to convey the resident's personal funds to the appropriate party responsible after the resident's death: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

Proper backup exit lighting: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Follow policies and procedures to convey the resident's personal funds to the appropriate party responsible after the resident's death: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's stay: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Determine if it is safe for the resident to self-administer drugs: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide necessary care and services to maintain the highest well being of each resident : Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident gets a nutritional and well balanced diet, unless it is not possible to do so: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Tell the resident completely about his or her health status, care and treatments: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident: Some (Potential for minimal harm)

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's stay: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide necessary care and services to maintain the highest well being of each resident : Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, and receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder function: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident gets a nutritional and well balanced diet, unless it is not possible to do so: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detectors: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Exits that are accessible at all times: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide necessary care and services to maintain the highest well being of each resident : Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, and receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder function: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out announced staff drills: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Proper medical gas storage and administration areas: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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