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Western Hills Health Care Center in Lakewood, CO


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Western Hills Health Care Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Lakewood, Colorado (Jefferson county) . Pricing, Ratings, Activities, and Comparisons can be viewed below. Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews for Western Hills Health Care Center are also available.


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They have 140 beds and 85 residents (which would leave 55 beds available). Western Hills Health Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 5/5 (Full Ratings Below)



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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Western Hills Health Care Center to Medicare is $566.09 per day (compared to a Colorado average of $710.04) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $442.76 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique (Supplemental Insurance Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Western Hills Health Care Center directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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They are located at the following address: 1625 Carr Street in Lakewood Colorado 80214.
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They can be reached by phone at (303) 232-6881.

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Nursing Home:
Western Hills Health Care Center
Business Name:
Life Care Centers Of America, Inc.
CMS ID:
065209
Street Address:
1625 CARR STREET
City:
Lakewood
State:
Colorado
Zip Code:
80214
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No
Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Western Hills Health Care Center began on Apr 18, 1985.


Services Provided by Western Hills Health Care Center include:
Blood Admin
Clinical Labs
Dental Care
Dietary
Housekeeping
Mental Health
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physician
Physician Extender
Podiatry
Physical Therapy
Social Work
Speech Pathology
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Social Services
Therapeutic Qualified Activities
X-rays

Ownership Changes: 2
Medicaid ID: 05651575
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NOVITAS (COLORADO)
CMS Regional Office: Denver
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 139
Multi-Facility Name: Life Care Centers of America

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Western Hills Health Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
48 minutes
LPN / LVN
50.4 minutes
CNA
130.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.64 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 7.02 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Western Hills Health Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
3.34
Administration
10.66
CNAs
38.3
Dietitians
1.14
Food Service
12.82
Housekeeping
9.27
LPN / LVN
16.18
Medical Director
0.14
Nurse Admin
4.63
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
4.5
OT Assistant
0.91
Other Staff
2.73
Physical Therapist
1.54
PT Assistant
1.47
Qualified Activities
1.03
RNs
7.9
Social Services
1.86
Speech Pathology
0.56
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Lakewood:
Villa Manor Care Center


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Western Hills Health Care Center in LAKEWOOD, Colorado has 140 beds compared to a Colorado average of 93.02 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 85 residents compared to a CO average of 69.98 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 60.71% occupancy rate compared to a Colorado average of 75.23% and a national average of 81.38%.


Western Hills Health Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to a CO average of 3.57 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to a CO average of 2.69 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to a CO average of 3.51 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to a CO average of 4.15 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 stars compared to a CO average of 3.85 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4.6 for Western Hills Health Care Center versus the CO average of 3.55 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
WESTERN HILLS HEALTH CARE CENTER 85 vs. CO 69.98 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
WESTERN HILLS HEALTH CARE CENTER 140 vs. CO 93.02 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
WESTERN HILLS HEALTH CARE CENTER 4.6 vs. CO 3.554 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
WESTERN HILLS HEALTH CARE CENTER 5 vs. CO 3.57 vs. National 3.04

Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Western Hills Health Care Center
OrganizationRole
Life Care Centers Of America, Inc.Operational/managerial Control
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