VALLEY VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER INC

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Valley View Health Care Center Inc. 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

VALLEY VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER INC
2120 NORTH 10TH STREET
CANON CITY, CO 81212
(719) 275-7569

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

98%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 59
  • Certified Beds: 60

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

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 "Very 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 Valley View Health Care Center Inc. 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

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1638.1%
Total Percent:38.1%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1628.6%
Total Percent:28.6%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
33.3%
Total Percent:33.3%
 

Rating Details For Valley View Health Care Center Inc

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) Hours46 Minutes50 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours11 Minutes34 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 16 Minutes2 Hours and 22 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours57 Minutes1 Hour and 24 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 13 Minutes3 Hours and 46 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 Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased12%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse12%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder6%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder32%48%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight3%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection1%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain6%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious6%16%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%9%

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 04/05/2011.

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

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/12/2008
Keep Temperature Levels Comfortable and Safe.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
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: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011

Pharmacy Service

Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/12/2008
Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Give Each Resident Enough Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011
Give or Get Dental Care for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011

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: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011

Resident Rights

Tell Each Resident Who Can Get Medicaid Benefits About 1) Which Items and Services Medicaid Covers and Which the Resident Must Pay For; or 2) How to Apply for Medicaid, Along with the Names and Addresses of State Groups That Can Help.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/12/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/12/2008
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/18/2010
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011
Give Enough Notice to the Resident Before Changing the Resident's Room or Roommate.
  • Inspection Date: 04/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/04/2011

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)01/15/2010$2,275

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 Valley View Health Care Center Inc 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 04/27/2011.

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: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009

Building Service Equipment

Heating and Ventilation Systems That Have Been Properly Installed According to the Manufacturer's Instructions.
  • Inspection Date: 02/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2010
Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 02/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2010

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 02/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2010

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009
Restrictions on the Use of Highly Flammable Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 02/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 04/27/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 12/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/09/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Retrieved 2011