To Speak To a Care Advisor
(866) 873-0030
Home > Nursing Homes > Colorado > La Jara > Rio Grande Inn

Rio Grande Inn

(866) 871-8551

39 Calle Miller, La Jara, CO


  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Rio Grande Inn
Check pricing and availability
Call (866) 871-8551
or fill out the form below.

Are You the Community Manager?

If you are associated with RIO GRANDE INN , click the Claim Listing button to contact a representative about a free listing with our referral program.

  • Nationwide Network of Care Advisors
  • Work with 25,000 families each month
  • Market your community with Photos, Videos, FAQ

User Reviews

04/01/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:


11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

RIO GRANDE INN is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 60 beds based in La Jara, CO. At last check, the facility had 51 residents indicating that it is 85% occupied which is about average within the state of Colorado. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Rio Grande Inn, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 66% of nursing homes in Colorado. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 0 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Rio Grande Inn 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 about 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 01/04/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Rio Grande Inn in La Jara, CO

Number of Beds : 60

Rio Grande Inn, located in La Jara, Colorado provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Rio Grande Inn has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (81140) in Colorado, where Rio Grande Inn is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Rio Grande Inn can be found here.

RIO GRANDE INN 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.

Demographic Profile for La Jara, CO,81140


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
36.8 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

24% Below
Cost of Food
9% Above
10% Below
2% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
98 / 100
Water Quality
52 / 100
Superfund Sites
97 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crime
Property Crimes