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LIFE CARE CENTER OF LITTLETON - LITTLETON, CO

 



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Address
1500 WEST MINERAL AVENUE
LITTLETON, CO, 80120
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (303) 795-7300

Number of Certified Beds: 120
Total Number of Residents: 117
Percent of Occupied Beds: 98%
Sprinkler Status: Fully Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: For profit - Limited liability company
Located Within a Hospital?: No
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: No
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: 4 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 4 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 4 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Administrative Staff - Full Time: 9.57
Administrative Staff - Part Time: 1.91
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 38.66
Certified Nurse Aides - Part Time: 4.76
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 11.50
Food Service Personnel - Part Time: 4.61
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 9.80
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 20.39
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Part Time: 2.43
Medical Directors - Under Contract: 0.06
Mental Health Services Personnel - Under Contract: 0.23
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 8.17
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Full Time: 6.47
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 11.39
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 1.14
Social Workers - Full Time: 2.23
Dentists - Under Contract: 0.07
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Part Time: 1.49
Occupational Therapists - Part Time: 0.61
Pharmacists - Under Contract: 0.11
Physical Therapists - Part Time: 1.54
Podiatrists - Under Contract: 0.11
Other Physicians - Under Contract: 0.71
Physician Extenders - Under Contract: 0.29
Dietitians - Full Time: 1.14
Sppech Pathologists - Full Time: 2.06
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Part Time: 1.23
Registered Nurses - Part Time: 1.76
Occupational Therapists - Full Time: 8.56
Physical Therapists - Full Time: 7.57
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Full Time: 2.70
Nurse Aides In Training - Part Time: 0.96
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Part Time: 0.20
Speech Pathologists - Part Time: 0.41

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 Offsite To Residents
  • Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
  • Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Extender 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 Offsite To Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
This Nursing Home:

10.2%
State:

15.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Nursing Home:

5.2%
Colorado:

12.4%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
This Nursing Home:

3.9%
Colorado:

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

6.6%
Colorado:

7.7%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Here:

66.7%
Colorado:

46.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Here:

3.5%
Colorado:

5.4%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

9.8%
Colorado:

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

9.7%
State:

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

1.6%
State:

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

4.8%
Colorado:

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

98.4%
State:

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

100.0%
Colorado:

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

29.2%
State:

24.1%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Nursing Home:

75.5%
Colorado:

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

88.1%
Colorado:

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

0.8%
State:

2.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

17.7%
Colorado:

20.4%

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

1.360
State:

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

0.670
Colorado:

0.722
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

2.030
Colorado:

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

0.590
Colorado:

0.109
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.590
Colorado:

0.118

Complaint Deficiency

Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them: 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)

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: Some (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 (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Exits that are accessible at all times: 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)

An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give each resident a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Tell each resident who can get Medicaid benefits about 1) which items and services Medicaid covers and which the resident must pay for: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide care for residents in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and respect of individuality: Some (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: 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)

Assist those residents who need total help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene: 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)

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: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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

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

Provide care for residents in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and respect of individuality: 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 : Some (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)

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 (Potential for minimal harm)

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way: Some (Potential for minimal 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)

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)

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

Portable fire extinguishers: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly constructed and protected anesthetizing areas: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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