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Aspen Living Center

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Nursing Homes Colorado Colorado Springs Aspen Living Center

Aspen Living Center has been cited for a total of 55 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 221 nursing homes in Colorado with a total of 5,897 deficiencies resulting in an average of 26.68 deficiencies per nursing home.



The following table describes how deficiencies are scored. An easy way to remember the severity of a deficiency's scope is that the further along in the alphabet (A through L) the scope value is, the more severe the deficiency is.
Additionally, A through F means no actual harm has happened.

Table describing the severity and scope of deficiencies


Deficiency Cited, Scope, and Date of Correction
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-10-2020

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-30-2020

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-30-2020

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-30-2020

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-19-2019

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-19-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-19-2019

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-15-2020

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-24-2020

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program; and referring for services as needed.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
J
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Observe each nurse aide's job performance and give regular training.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Conduct and document a facility-wide assessment to determine what resources are necessary to care for residents competently during both day-to-day operations and emergencies.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
H
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Honor the resident's right to share a room with spouse or roommate of choice and receive written notice before a change is made.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
H
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
H
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
H
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
H
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-21-2018

Provide appropriate care for a resident to maintain and/or improve range of motion (ROM), limited ROM and/or mobility, unless a decline is for a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Post nurse staffing information every day.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with dementia.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Ensure a licensed pharmacist perform a monthly drug regimen review, including the medical chart, following irregularity reporting guidelines in developed policies and procedures.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
H
Corrected:
05-22-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-11-2019

Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-05-2018

Provide safe, appropriate pain management for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-05-2018

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2016

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2016

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2016

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2016

Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-02-2016

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.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-02-2016

Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-02-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-02-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-02-2016



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