Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg

(855) 405-9953

23500 Us Highway 160, Walsenburg, CO

Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg
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23500 US HIGHWAY 160
WALSENBURG
CO
00000
USA
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23500 Us Highway 160
Walsenburg, CO
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home-walsenburg is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Walsenburg, CO. At last check, the facility had 98 residents indicating that it is 82% occupied which is about average within the state of Colorado. The provider accepts only medicare, 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 Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg, was 5 stars. Only 18% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Colorado.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg 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 07/25/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg in Walsenburg, CO

Built In 1993 , Number of Beds : 120

Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg, located in Walsenburg, Colorado provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid and Veteran's Benefits. Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg has an average hospital, Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center, located nearby, which scored a 62 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Colorado, where Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg can be found here.

Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home-walsenburg 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.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation

  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Guest Parking
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Billiards/Pool Room
  • TV/Media Room
  • Housing Options

  • Shared Room
  • Private Bedroom with Private Bath
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Hook Up
  • Climate Control Thermostat
  • Private Courtyard or Patio
  • Private Telephone Line
  • Wheel-In Shower
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Fully Fenced Facility
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • 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
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • 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

  • Audiology
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • 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 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7
  • For more information about Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home Walsenburg call (855) 405-9953 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Walsenburg, CO,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Walsenburg CO
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center

    23500 Us Hwy 160
    Walsenburg CO 81089
    Distance: 4 miles
    Tel: 719-738-5100
    Average Rating: 62%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Star Drug Inc

    628 Main Street
    Distance: 2.5 miles
    (719) 738-1130
    Nearby Churches

    United Church Of Walsenburg

    108 Kansas Ave
    Walsenburg, CO
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (719) 738-3375

    Amigo Fellowship Church

    29 Buffalo Dr S
    Walsenburg, CO
    Distance: 8.8 miles
    (719) 738-2795
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
  • Recreational Activities

  • Religious services are held on campus weekly
  • bingo nights Mon
  • Wed
  • Fri
  • and Sat.