Aspen Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
1
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 21
CO State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
CO Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 6
Updated June 19, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

September 18, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
12/23/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
11/6/2013
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Many
11/6/2013
Maintain comfortable sound levels.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Some
12/23/2013
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
12/23/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
12/23/2013
1) hire only people with 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.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
12/23/2013
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
11/6/2013

November 12, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
12/16/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
12/16/2012

October 12, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Hire sufficient dietary support personnel.
Low
Many
11/18/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
11/18/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
11/18/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
11/18/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
11/18/2011
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
11/18/2011
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
11/18/2011
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
11/18/2011
1) hire only people with 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.
Low
Few
11/18/2011
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
11/18/2011
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
11/18/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
11/18/2011
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
12/6/2011
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Very Low
Some
11/18/2011

September 18, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Many
12/23/2013
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Some
11/6/2013

May 07, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
Not Corrected
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
Not Corrected

November 12, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
12/16/2012
Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed.
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Many
12/16/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
12/16/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
12/16/2012
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
12/16/2012

June 27, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
7/26/2012

April 05, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
Not Corrected

January 26, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
3/1/2012

October 12, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/18/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
11/18/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/18/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated June 19, 2014.


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