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Vista Mesa Assisted Living Residence

1206 N Mildred Rd
Cortez, CO 81321-2230
(970) 564-1888
Fax: (970) 565-1273
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
Vista Mesa Assisted Living Residence serves Cortez, CO
  • General Information
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    About My Business
    Vist Mesa Assisted Living Residence is a comfortable, locally owned assisted living community designed specifically for seniors. This single story community features 40 private and semi-private, spacious accommodations. Unfurnished and ready for your personal touch each apartment has its own safety-designed bathroom and kitchenette with refrigerator, sink and microwave. All apartments have individual heat and air conditioning controls and emergency call systems. Vista Mesa is an apartment complex for those who may need help and oversight with activities of daily living including bathing, toileting, ambulation, medication administration, dressing and grooming.
    About My Services
    In addition to lovely apartments and individualized care we offer a menu of other services:
    Adult Day Care and Respite Services
    Memory Care Unit
    Activities including Exercise programs and local Silver Sneaker participation
    Meals and Snacks
    Housekeeping and Laundry services

    Something special happens when seniors live together in a positive, acitve enviornment. Close friendship develop and life-affirming bonds are made.

    We are greatful for the opportunity to care for "The Greatest Genration". At Vista Mesa, we are committed to the operation and upkeep of a beautiful, positive, homey community staffed with caregivers.

    We have a wonderful location on the north side of Cortez, Colorado and are in the heart of the medical services campus with Southwest Memorial Hospital immediately across the street. Three blocks away are the beautiful parks of Cortez, the Public Library and the Recreation Center with an indoor pool.

    Vista Mesa also proudly offers the "Age In Motion (AIM)" program through Infinity Rehab Services. Infinity is located on the campus of Vista Mesa and the AIMs approach consits of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy services with specialized fitness programs-creating a Personal Pathway to Health and Wellness.
    Conditions I Am Unable To Treat
    Vista Mesa is unable to care for residents who habitually places him/herself or others in immediate physical danger or habitually infringes on the personal right to safety of staff and other resients.
    Experience And Credentials
    Vista Mesa is privately owned and has been serving the Four Corners area since 1999.

    We have a licensed nurse, physical, occupational, and speach therapist.

    Vista Mesa is associated with the local Chamber of Commerce, The Colorado Assisted Living Association, National Centers for Assisted Living and Licensed through the State of Colorado Health Services.
    Fees And Payment Sources Accepted
    Vista Mesa has private pay apartments, and does have a select number of Colorado Medicaid beds.
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Hours of Service
    Vista Mesa is open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, we are an assisted living home.
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 60 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per 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
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Adult day care
    Massage therapy
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    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
    Living Space Options
    Billed per month
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $3500
    Maximum cost: $4500
    Billed per month
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2800
    Maximum cost: $3800
    Billed per month
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Residents may bring pets
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    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
    All staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Additional transportation charges
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 57
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Fitness trainer
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $1000
    Damage or security deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
    CO Assisted Living Residence
    Issued by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    CO Medicaid
    Issued by Colorado Medicaid
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