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Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center

23500 US Highway 160
Walsenburg, CO 81089-9524
(719) 738-5197
Fax: (719) 738-5138
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Hospital,
Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center serves Huerfano County, CO
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Hospital
  • Licenses
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Floor-to-ceiling picture windows offer beautiful views of the Colorado Rockies. We have a special care unit for Alzheimer’s patients, dementia patients, etc. PT, OT, and Speech Therapy included in daily rate. Community Hospital and Specialty Clinics available on campus. We offer an all-inclusive pricing policy- VA Benefits for those who qualify, private pay and Medicaid residents are welcome.
    All genders welcome
    Eligibility requirements:
    A veteran or spouse/widow of a veteran in need of a nursing home.
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Audiology
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Hospice
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    On-site dialysis
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    We have a state, VA (federal), and life safety survey annually.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    None
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    “Memories in the Making”- watercolor portraits
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $142
    Maximum cost: $213
    Billed per day
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $130
    Maximum cost: $201
    Billed per day
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Service animals allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1993
    Number of residents: 120
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals available
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Chapel
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Spanish
    Other recreational activities:
    Religious services are held on campus weekly, bingo nights Mon, Wed, Fri, and Sat.
    This facility caters to:
    Veterans and spouses or widows of veterans.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicaid
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 104
    General
    Provider type
    Medicaid Legal Business Name Not Available
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 12/31/1997
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Resident
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average state scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.58 stars
    5 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    2.88 stars
    4 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.9 stars
    4 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.9 stars
    5 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    4.29 stars
    5 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average state scores in 8 of 14 areas.
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average region scores in 3 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.3 hours
    2.41 hours
    3.3 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.87 hours
    0.71 hours
    0.87 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.95 hours
    1.03 hours
    0.95 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.82 hours
    1.74 hours
    1.82 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    5.12 hours
    4.15 hours
    5.12 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0 hours
    0.12 hours
    Not Available
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.29 hours
    2.37 hours
    2.29 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.62 hours
    0.65 hours
    0.62 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.85 hours
    1.03 hours
    0.85 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.77 hours
    4.05 hours
    3.77 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.53 hours
    2.5 hours
    3.53 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.16 hours
    0.93 hours
    1.16 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.84 hours
    0.73 hours
    0.84 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    5.48 hours
    4.13 hours
    5.48 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average state scores in 4 of 13 areas.
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average region scores in 1 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    8.2%
    15.82%
    8.2%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    5.4%
    10.07%
    5.4%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    5%
    5.08%
    5%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    2%
    7.83%
    2%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    52.5%
    47.54%
    52.5%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    0.9%
    4.44%
    0.9%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    3.3%
    5.61%
    3.3%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    0%
    6.84%
    Not Available
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    0%
    1.33%
    Not Available
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    8.2%
    3.41%
    8.2%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    98.7%
    91.61%
    98.7%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    90.41%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    10.5%
    18.49%
    10.5%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average state scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    12.5%
    21.88%
    12.5%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    7.5%
    1.41%
    7.5%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    96.2%
    81.36%
    96.2%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    77.8%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.08%
    Not Available
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Hospital
  • General Information
    Emergency Service is Provided
    Owned by a Hospital District or Authority
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 5
    Health Inspection Rating : 3
    Quality Measures Rating : 5
    Staffing Rating : 5
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 5
    https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=06A190
    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 06A190
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    CO Nursing Home
    Issued by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    CO Medicaid
    Issued by Colorado Medicaid
    US DHHS Hospital
    License No. 061316
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
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