Palisades Living Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 9
CO State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
CO Deficiencies Range: 1–26
Complaints & Incidents: 3
Updated April 12, 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.

February 25, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
3/30/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
3/30/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
3/30/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
3/30/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
3/30/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
3/30/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
3/30/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
3/30/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
3/30/2013

December 15, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Many
3/27/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
3/27/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
3/27/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
3/27/2012
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
3/27/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
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
3/27/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
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
3/27/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
3/27/2012

December 15, 2010 Health Inspection

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
1/20/2011
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
1/20/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
1/20/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
1/20/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
1/20/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
1/20/2011
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
1/20/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
1/20/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
1/20/2011
Hire sufficient dietary support personnel.
Low
Few
1/20/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
1/20/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
1/20/2011
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
1/20/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
1/20/2011

November 20, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Permit residents to remain in the facility and not be transferred or discharged without adequate reason.
Low
Few
1/2/2014
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
1/2/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
1/2/2014

October 16, 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
Few
Not Corrected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

June 18, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
7/31/2012

January 12, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Some
Few
Not Corrected

December 15, 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 .
High
Some
3/27/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
3/27/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
Give or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
3/27/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
3/27/2012

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 April 12, 2014.


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