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Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home-walsenburg

Details

Type of Ownership Government - State
Participates in Medicare? No
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 120
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 06/02/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 06/02/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Health Deficiencies in CO: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CO: 0 - 12

Inspection, 02/05/2007

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/05/2007 01/03/2009 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. 02/05/2007 01/03/2009 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 02/05/2007 01/03/2009 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 02/05/2007 01/03/2009 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident 02/05/2007 01/03/2009 1 Some

Inspection, 00/02/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Many
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Many
Have a detailed 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 such as fire written plan for disasters and emergencies
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 Many and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 3 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 3 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Few
Protect each resident from all abuse 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Many
Store 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 and serve food in a safe and clean way. cook
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Some
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 2 Few
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status 00/02/2006 02/03/2007 Few care and treatments.

Inspection, 01/00/2004

Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. 01/00/2004 00/00/0000 3 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/00/2004 00/00/0000 3 Few

Inspection, 02/08/2001

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Some
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Few
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 1 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Many
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 3 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/08/2001 02/01/2003 2 Some

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in CO Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 73 98
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 17 hours 54 minutes 1 hour 47 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 17 hours 10 minutes 57 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 16 hours 58 minutes 49 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 18 hours 39 minutes 3 hours 6 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 06/29/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 06/29/2011
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CO: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CO: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/06/2008

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Some
Portable fire extinguishers. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Few
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Some
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Some
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Few
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Some
Smoking Regulations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Posted No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed." 01/06/2008 02/06/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 02/09/2006

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/09/2006 00/01/2008 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/09/2006 01/05/2007 2 Few
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 02/09/2006 01/08/2008 2 Some
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times. 02/09/2006 02/06/2007 2 Few
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 02/09/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 01/06/2002

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/06/2002 02/04/2003 2 Few
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 01/06/2002 02/04/2003 2 Few
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 01/06/2002 02/04/2003 2 Few
 

23500 U S Highway 160
Walsenburg, CO 81089

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