PROSPECT PARK LIVING CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Prospect Park Living 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

PROSPECT PARK LIVING CENTER
555 PROSPECT AVE
ESTES PARK, CO 80517
(970) 586-8103

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

58%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 35
  • Certified Beds: 60

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

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

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Loveland | Berthoud | Fort Collins

Rating Details For Prospect Park Living 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) Hours57 Minutes56 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours55 Minutes37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 24 Minutes2 Hours and 21 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 52 Minutes1 Hour and 33 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 16 Minutes3 Hours and 54 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 Were Physically Restrained10%4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores14%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight10%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection9%9%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder44%48%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain6%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse10%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased10%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair6%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious26%16%

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 09/22/2010.

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: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Keep Complete, Dated Lab Records in the Resident's File.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/23/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010

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: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2008
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: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
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: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/23/2008
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010

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: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
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: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/11/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009

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: 10/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2009
Check and Update (If Needed) Each Resident's Assessment Every 3 Months.
  • Inspection Date: 09/22/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010

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.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/23/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2008
Listen to the Resident or Family Groups or Act on Their Complaints or Suggestions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/25/2008

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Prospect Park Living Center, 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

Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2011

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 Prospect Park Living 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 10/21/2010.

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: 09/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 10/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 10/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/06/2008
Signs That State That Exit Doors Are to Be Kept Closed.
  • Inspection Date: 10/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/13/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 10/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
Did Not Have a Written Emergency Evacuation Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 10/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/07/2009
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2008
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 10/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/11/2009
Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Retrieved 2011