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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
  • CMS Star Ratings
    Overall Rating:
    5
    Quality Metrics:
    5
    Health Inspection Rating:
    3
    RN Staffing Rating:
    5
    Staffing Rating:
    5 https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=06A190
    Last Update From CMS:
    05/03/2017
    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
  • Hospital
  • General Information
    Emergency Service is Provided
    Owned by a Hospital District or Authority
    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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