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Heights Post Acute, The has been cited for a total of 78 deficiencies since we began saving each survey. We believe it is worthwhile to show how things are and were. Some improve and some get worse. Rather than a snapshot, we take s longer view than most. A longer view, we believe, paints a better and more worthwhile picture. We start from them most recent and go back as you scroll down.

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Since we bagan longer term (multi year tracking, numbers will naturally be higher than 3 (or so surverys).
There are 228 nursing homes in Colorado with a total of 10,232 deficiencies resulting in an average of 44.88 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


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Deficiency Cited, Scope, survery date, stems from a complaint, and Date of Correction
Ensure the activities program is directed by a qualified professional.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-10-19
Corrected:
2023-11-15

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:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-10-19
Corrected:
2023-12-04

Have a registered nurse on duty 8 hours a day; and select a registered nurse to be the director of nurses on a full time basis.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-10-19
Corrected:
2023-11-11

Honor the resident's right to voice grievances without discrimination or reprisal and the facility must establish a grievance policy and make prompt efforts to resolve grievances.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-08-16
Corrected:
2023-09-08

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-08-16
Corrected:
2023-09-08

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-08-16
Corrected:
2023-09-08

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-08-16
Corrected:
2023-09-08

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-08-16
Corrected:
2023-09-08

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-08-16
Corrected:
2023-09-08

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-07-25
Corrected:
2023-08-14

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-06-15
Corrected:
2023-08-04

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

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:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-26

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Notify the resident or the residentís representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residentís bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's bathroom and bathing area.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-11-23

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

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:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-26

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Notify the resident or the residentís representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residentís bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-10-14

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's bathroom and bathing area.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-09-16
Corrected:
2022-11-23

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-06-17
Corrected:
2021-08-02

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-06-17
Corrected:
2021-08-02

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-04-19
Corrected:
2021-05-06

Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-04-19
Corrected:
2021-05-06

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-04-19
Corrected:
2021-05-06

Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-04-19
Corrected:
2021-05-06

Plan the resident's discharge to meet the resident's goals and needs.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-01-06
Corrected:
2021-02-13

Plan the resident's discharge to meet the resident's goals and needs.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-01-06
Corrected:
2021-02-13

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2020-07-14
Corrected:
2020-08-16

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2020-01-06

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2020-01-06

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-11-21
Corrected:
2019-12-23

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

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:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Implement a program that monitors antibiotic use.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's bathroom and bathing area.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

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:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Implement a program that monitors antibiotic use.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's bathroom and bathing area.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2018-11-29
Corrected:
2019-01-02



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