CRIPPLE CREEK REHABILITATION & WELLNESS CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Cripple Creek Rehabilitation & Wellness Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

CRIPPLE CREEK REHABILITATION & WELLNESS CENTER
700 NORTH A STREET
CRIPPLE CREEK, CO 80813
(719) 689-2931

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

68%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 40
  • Certified Beds: 59

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - Hospital District
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Cripple Creek Rehabilitation & Wellness Center. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-1010.5%
Total Percent:10.5%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1614.0%
Total Percent:14.0%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-167.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-1019.3%
Total Percent:26.3%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-1611.4%
Total Percent:11.4%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
12.3%
Total Percent:12.3%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
19.3%
Total Percent:19.3%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
6.1%
Total Percent:6.1%
 

Rating Details For Cripple Creek Rehabilitation & Wellness Center

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours1 Hour and 7 Minutes59 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours11 Minutes37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 47 Minutes1 Hour and 57 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 18 Minutes1 Hour and 37 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 5 Minutes3 Hours and 33 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Colorado are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityColorado Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%87%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%88%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious41%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection4%9%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder9%48%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse3%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained4%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight3%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased3%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%3%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season79%81%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%79%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 11/03/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Keep Complete, Dated Lab Records in the Resident's File.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Have a Detailed, Written Plan for Disasters and Emergencies.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Keep Clinical Information Safe, So That It Will Not Be Lost, Destroyed or Used by the Wrong Person.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/10/2010

Environmental

Have Enough Backup Water Supply for Important Areas of the Nursing Home.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/11/2010

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/10/2008
1) Hire Only People Who Have 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.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 09/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/10/2008
Hire a Qualified Dietician.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2009
Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2009
Provide Food in a Way That Meets a Resident's Needs.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/23/2010

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/03/2010

Quality Care

Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 09/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/10/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/04/2010

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 09/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/10/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/24/2010

Resident Rights

Give the Resident's Legal Representative the Same Rights As the Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 09/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/10/2008
Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Inspection Date: 09/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/10/2008
Allow Residents to Easily See the Results of the Nursing Home's Most Recent Survey.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 10/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2009
Let Each Resident Choose Whether to Manage His or Her Own Money or Deposit It with the Nursing Home.
  • Inspection Date: 11/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/26/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Cripple Creek Rehabilitation & Wellness Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 11/18/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2008
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2010

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/04/2010
Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 11/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/18/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2008
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2008

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Highly Flammable Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 11/18/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/18/2010

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2008
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2008
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 10/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Retrieved 2011