HOLLY HEIGHTS CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Holly Heights Care 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

HOLLY HEIGHTS CARE CENTER
6000 EAST ILIFF AVENUE
DENVER, CO 80222
(303) 757-5441

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

90%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 120
  • Certified Beds: 133

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • 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 Holly Heights Care 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: 2-101.8%
Total Percent:1.8%
 

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: 11-1617.3%
ADL Index Range: 6-1011.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-58.4%
Total Percent:37.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1616.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-1018.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-513.8%
Total Percent:49.5%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-164.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.8%
Total Percent:6.9%
 

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
- Signs of depression
2.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
2.8%
Total Percent:4.8%
 

Rating Details For Holly Heights Care 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) Hours39 Minutes59 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours47 Minutes38 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 27 Minutes2 Hours and 12 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 26 Minutes1 Hour and 37 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 53 Minutes3 Hours and 48 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 Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%88%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%87%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%7%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased24%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder55%48%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse19%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection6%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious10%16%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%3%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season75%81%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination82%79%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain29%23%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%9%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%

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 12/20/2010.

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: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/06/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/15/2009

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2009
Provide at Least One Room to Use As a Dining Room and for Activities, That is a Good Size, with Good Lighting, Airflow and Furniture.
  • Inspection Date: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Pharmacy Service

Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/05/2009
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: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/05/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/07/2009
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/05/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Resident Assessment

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: 12/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/16/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/15/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011
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: 12/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/15/2009

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 Holly Heights Care 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 01/06/2011.

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: 01/07/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/28/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/25/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/09/2009
A Properly Installed and Maintained Dumbwaiter or Escalator.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2009
Properly Constructed Linen or Trash Chutes.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/23/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/13/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/17/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 01/07/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/28/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/07/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/28/2009

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 11/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/30/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/27/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 01/07/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/28/2009
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2011

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 01/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Retrieved 2011