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Family Health West Nursing Home

(866) 871-1686

228 N Cherry St, Fruita, CO


  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Family Health West Nursing Home is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Fruita, CO. At last check, the facility had 110 residents indicating that it is 92% occupied which is about average within the state of Colorado. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Family Health West Nursing Home, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 66% of nursing homes in Colorado.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Family Health West Nursing Home with other senior care providers in Colorado. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 09/22/2011.
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Description of Family Health West Nursing Home in Fruita, CO

Built In 1979 , Number of Beds : 120

Family Health West Nursing Home, located in Fruita, Colorado provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid and Veteran's Benefits. Family Health West Nursing Home has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. A more detailed description of the types of care for Family Health West Nursing Home can be found here.

Family Health West Nursing Home is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

The Adult Extended Care facility at Family Health West is designed and staffed to provide love and care to people who really need a great deal of both. Our Extended Care unit has an exemlary staff-to-resident ratio to assure maximum individula attention for both skilled and intermediate care residents on a 24 hour-a-day basis.


Parking & Transportation
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Hits, Kicks, or Acts Physically Aggressive
  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7