Silverado Senior Living - Aspen Park

(866) 653-9337

1430 E 4500 S, Salt Lake City, UT


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility
  • In-Home Care
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Hospice

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
Silverado Senior Living - Aspen Park
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1430 E 4500 S
SALT LAKE CITY
UT
84117
USA
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User Reviews

01/17/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I was an employee of this facility for years.
Aspen Park has one of the best (in my opinion) nursing home physicians in the entire valley: Dr. Fehlauer. The man is compassionate and extremely knowledgeable; he intentionally keeps his patient-load lower (reducing his income) in order to provide more individualized care; and he will take the time to sit down with patients, patient families and employees in order to discuss care. Much more approachable than any other doctor I have ever worked with. He produces excellent results, and inspires the staff to follow his example.
The facility is a bit sterile, overall, but a nice building. (Formerly a psych hospital - The padded isolation rooms were turned into storage areas.) I think the building contributes in a positive way to the overall image of the facility.
Like any other nursing home environment, this facility has its good and its bad employees. Overall, I have found the balance to be favorable with the general staff. Some of the management can be problematic and counterproductive when it comes to maintaining good patient care, however. And the way they handle things with their employees, naturally, can affect patient care as well. (How people are treated is how they tend to act - setting a bad example causes people to follow suit) They have also fired several employees for seemingly ridiculous reasons, while keeping on others who were not doing their jobs appropriately. (or, ethically)
And, as a negative, the animals. The animals provide some very positive benefits -- don't get me wrong -- but they also run rampant in the facility and are not cared for (or disciplined) as they ought to be. They leave filth throughout the facility, which must be frequently cleaned up, because they are not taken outside to urinate or defecate. Many of them will steal food off the plates of the residents. Some of them operate as a "pack" in their behavior, learning bad habits from one another. Some of the larger ones, having become more wild, will knock residents down. (Which, could result in a broken hip, rib or other things, with potentially very bad consequences for the health of those residents) Sending some of them to obedience school did not have any lasting, positive results because their training was not maintained. As things are, the dogs are a large detractor from the safety and sanitary conditions of the facility. Do not bring your parent here if they have animal allergies.
In the industry, Silverado's Aspen Park facility seems to have had a decreasing reputation as a result of certain issues. Home Health and especially Hospice agencies will come there, naturally, but their employees tell me they feel the facility is not doing well in recent days, and that it has come to be regarded as a bit of a dump. This makes me sad. When I was there, we tried very hard to maintain a good image for the facility.
As with any review, take my words with a grain of salt, and go see for yourself. And make sure you thoroughly check out all of your options (instead of going to just one or two facilities) before making a decision for yourself or your family member.



01/06/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I am very happy my dad lives at Silverado Senior Living. Overall, I believe my dad is getting very good care from all the staff. I often tell others my dad is at Silverado Senior Living and that I'm very happy with the care he recieves from the whole staff. Communication between staff and family is so important. This should continue to be a goal to strive for in the future. Of course a given is treating the residents with respect and kindness. I believe this is being accomplished at Silverado Senior Living. Keep up the good work, it is much appreciated by my whole family. You love our dad so much. Thanks, Gina M.



06/14/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Incredible Staff! Excellent facility and went above and beyond expectation during and after the stay.




Description of Silverado Senior Living - Aspen Park in Salt Lake City, UT

Built In 1999 , Number of Beds : 20


Find a warm greeting for your loved one at Silverado Senior Living - Aspen Park, offering the very best in memory care services. This memory care residence necessitates a more direct level of care, consistent memory enrichment programs, and increased security for your loved one. Seniors with Alzheimer's or dementia need a staff that is trained in memory care. Residents live in private or semi-private studio homes with twenty-four-hour supervision. Three nutritious meals a day plus snacks are provided, as well as housekeeping and laundry services. Structured activities designed specifically for memory impairment offer cognitive stimulation. Facilities typically have secured areas, such as walking paths and gardens, for residents to access. Other important services include behavioral therapies, continence care, medication management, and assistance with bathing and grooming. Reside at Silverado Senior Living - Aspen Park and enjoy an exciting new chapter of life, where seniors can share stories and relish the companionship of peers. In this community, memory care services are provided. Memory care necessitates a highly structured plan of attention, programs tailored to memory enrichment, and plenty of social opportunities. Seniors find the ideal services and amenities they need to live comfortably at Silverado Senior Living - Aspen Park.

Source: OurParents.com

Amenities

Parking & Transportation
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
Security
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Fully Fenced Facility
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • 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
  • Breathing Support with a Ventilator
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • 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
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Massage 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
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6

Demographic Profile for Salt Lake City, UT, 84117

People

Male Population
47.84%
Female Population
52.16%
Median Age
38.3 Years
Average Household Income
$59,540

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
8% Above
Cost of Food
3% Above
Utilities
28% Below
Miscellaneous
3% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
10.3 / 100
Water Quality
68 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k
249.8

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
4
Property Crimes
4
Owned and Operated By
Silverado Senior Living
Founders: Loren Shook, James P. Smith, and Steve Winner
Established: 1997