THE CENTER AT CENTENNIAL

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at The Center at Centennial. 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

THE CENTER AT CENTENNIAL
3490 CENTENNIAL BOULEVARD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80907
(719) 685-8888

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

86%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 69
  • Certified Beds: 80

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Partnership
  • 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 "Ultra-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 The Center at Centennial. 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

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three 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: 11-162.5%
ADL Index Range: 2-101.9%
Total Percent:4.5%
 

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 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: 11-161.1%
ADL Index Range: 2-100.3%
Total Percent:1.4%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1632.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-1035.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-512.0%
Total Percent:79.5%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-167.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-104.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.4%
Total Percent:12.9%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-160.02%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.2%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-160.3%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.2%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

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: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.1%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
0.5%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Less restorative nursing
0.04%
Total Percent:0.04%
 

Rating Details For The Center at Centennial

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 34 Minutes1 Hour and 48 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 30 Minutes51 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 4 Minutes2 Hours and 14 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours3 Hours and 4 Minutes2 Hours and 39 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours6 Hours and 8 Minutes4 Hours and 53 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

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination60%79%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season65%81%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%9%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain46%23%

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 05/20/2010.

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

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 08/14/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/14/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009
Have Enough Outside Airflow.
  • Inspection Date: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2010

Mistreatment

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: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009

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: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2010
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/14/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2008
Give Each Resident Enough Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration.
  • Inspection Date: 08/14/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/18/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2010

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: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2010

Resident Rights

Make Sure Each Resident Has the Right to Choose Activities, Schedules and Health Care According to His or Her Interests, Assessment, and Plan of Care.
  • Inspection Date: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009
Listen to the Resident or Family Groups or Act on Their Complaints or Suggestions.
  • Inspection Date: 06/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2009

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)10/20/2009$2,304

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for The Center at Centennial, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

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
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Pharmacy Service

Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/21/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010

Resident Rights

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/20/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2010

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 The Center at Centennial 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 06/17/2010.

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: 07/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/09/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/18/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/21/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 07/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2009

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 07/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 07/08/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Retrieved 2011