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Sunny Vista Living Center

  • Date Updated:  June 01, 2024
  • CMS Overall 5-Star Rating:  
  • Address:  2445 E CACHE LA POUDRE
    COLORADO SPRINGS CO 80909 Map
  • Phone:  719-471-8700
  • Website:   Click Here
  • Medicare Provider Number:  065254
  • Participating in Medicare Since:  September 01, 1989
  • No. of Certified Beds:  116
  • No. of Residents:   108
  • Occupancy:   93.10% ( as of 06/09/2024 )
  • Amount Fined:  $29,497.48
  • Complaints Filed:   11

  About Sunny Vista Living Center

Sunny Vista Living Center, located in COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, is a non-profit organization that accepts Medicare and Medicaid. It is part of a continuing care retirement community. It is located not in a hospital. Sunny Vista Living Center offers a range of services including skilled nursing, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and specialized memory care. The center is equipped with modern amenities and a supportive environment designed to enhance the quality of life for its residents. With a focus on personalized care plans and community engagement.

  • Sunny Vista Living Center is ranked #8 out of 19 facilities within a 10 mile radius and #10 out of 21 facilities within a 25 mile radius. See Ranking Report
  • CMS 5-Star Overall Rating is (3 out of 5):
  • Current Trend:   Improving
  • Total Nursing Hours Spent Per Resident Per Day: 4.98
    (The national average is 3.78 )
  • The percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission is 18.99% .
  •    There is no indication of abuse occuring at Sunny Vista Living Center. (CMS flags facilities where abuse has either happened or is very likely.)

  Sunny Vista Living Center Owner & Operator Information

Business Entity Name:

SUNNY VISTA LIVING CENTER

Owners:

Managers and Directors:

  Sunny Vista Living Center Ratings and Inspection Scores

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regularly inspects every skilled nursing facility. The results of the multi-day inspection is a series of star ratings. The health inspection scores are an absolute value, so you can compare one facility's score directly to another.

Ratings

Overall Rating 3:
Health Inspection Rating 3:
Quality Rating 4:
Staffing Rating 3:

Inspection Scores

Cycle 1 Score (as of November 30, 2023) 36
Cycle 2 Score (as of August 11, 2022) 28
Cycle 3 Score (as of July 25, 2019) 188
Weighted All Cycles Score 59

  Nursing Hours Spent Per Patient

CMS provides detailed information about how long nursing staff spends with residents. This data includes nursing subcategories of Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, and non-nursing Certified Nursing Assistants. More hours spend per patient should can indicate a better facility or it could indicate more complicated situations.

The nursing staff of Sunny Vista Living Center spends MORE time on average with its residents than the state average for total nursing homes spent per resident and MORE time than the national average for total nursing homes spent per resident.

Type Facility State / National Avg
Registered Nurse (RN)
Hours 0.44 0.80 / 0.65
Case Mix 0.29 0.33 / 0.38
Adjusted 0.57 NA / NA
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Hours 1.19 0.66 / 0.87
Case Mix 0.68 NA / NA
Adjusted 1.30 NA / NA
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
Hours 3.34 2.13 / 2.26
Case Mix 1.91 NA / NA
Adjusted 3.56 NA / NA
Total Licensed Staff
Hours 1.64 1.47 / 1.53
Physical Therapist (PT)
Hours 0.03 0.09 / 0.07
Total Nursing Homes Spent per Resident on Average
Hours 4.98 3.60 / 3.78
Case Mix 2.88 2.95 / 3.15
Adjusted 5.45 NA / NA

  Quality Measures

Quality measures are based both on patient survey information and on the results of actual claims that are filed with CMS. It is not clear what period is covered in the measures.

Desc. Perc./ State Avg. / Comparison
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission (qm521)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
19.0% / 19.7%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit (qm522)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
8.1% / 13.0%
Better
Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm551)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
1.7% / 1.5%
Worse
Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days (qm552)
This measure is considered when computing the 5-Star Overall Rating
0.7% / 1.2%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased (qm401) 16.7% / 14.5%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight (qm404) 7.1% / 6.1%
Worse
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder (qm405) 49.1% / 47.0%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder (qm406) 0.3% / 1.1%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection (qm407) 1.1% / 1.8%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms (qm408) 0.3% / 4.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained (qm409) 0.0% / 0.1%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury (qm410) 2.2% / 3.7%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm415) 99.2% / 88.5%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication (qm419) 17.8% / 18.1%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine (qm430) 96.4% / 73.6%
Better
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication (qm434) 2.5% / 1.8%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened (qm451) 20.5% / 15.7%
Worse
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication (qm452) 7.4% / 11.4%
Better
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers (qm453) 1.8% / 5.3%
Better
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm454) 82.1% / 92.9%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function (qm471) 71.2% / 78.8%
Worse
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine (qm472) 90.9% / 72.4%
Better

  Hospitals Near Sunny Vista Living Center

Quite often skilled nursing facilities and hospitals work closely together to help patients recover or manage a terminal illness. Hospitals deals with acute care while nursing homes treat patients for a longer period of time. New residents at skilled nursing homes typically come from a hospital and nursing home residents may be readmitted to a hospital if their recovery does not proceed well. (Hospital readmission rates are closely monitored by CMS.) Consequently it is important that you consider which hospitals are near a nursing home which choosing one. Below is a list of hospitals near Sunny Vista Living Center.

This information is based on the most recent Hospital data. Historical data is not available.

Hospital 5-Star Overall Rating
UCH-MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM
1400 E BOULDER ST
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80909
3
CENTURA HEALTH-PENROSE ST FRANCIS HEALTH SERVICES
2222 N NEVADA AVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80907
5
Evans ACH (FT Carson)
Fort Carson MEDDAC 1650 Cochrane Circle
Fort Carson, CO 80913
Not Available
UCHEALTH GRANDVIEW HOSPITAL
5623 PULPIT PEAK VIEW
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80918
Not Available
UCHEALTH PIKES PEAK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
16420 W US HIGHWAY 24
WOODLAND PARK, CO 80863
Not Available
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL COLORADO - COLORADO SPRINGS
4090 BRIARGATE PKWY
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80920
Not Available
CEDAR SPRINGS HOSPITAL
2135 SOUTHGATE RD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80906
Not Available
PEAK VIEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
7353 SISTERS GRV
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80923
Not Available

Ratings History for Sunny Vista Living Center

  Medical Professionals Associated with Sunny Vista Living Center

These are the doctors who are affiliated with Sunny Vista Living Center. The data is from the most recent period. Historical data is not available.

We did not find any medical professionals associated with Sunny Vista Living Center.

  Local Nursing Homes

Below is a list of nursing homes in near Sunny Vista Living Center (including this home). This list is ranked based on the nursing home's health inspection scores (alse referred to as the "weighted all cycles score"). We also show the home's 5-star overall rating in the list. (If a nursing home has been flaged by CMS for abuse, we will added an icon (  ) to the home to indicate this.)

The data is based on the dataset as of June 01, 2024.

Name Health Inspection Score / Overall Rating
The Gardens
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
6.667 / 5:
Liberty Heights
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
8 / 5:
Advanced Health Care of Colorado Springs
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
10 / 5:
Forest Ridge
(WOODLAND PARK, CO)
20 / 5:
Life Care Center of Colorado Springs
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
33.333 / 4:
Brookdale Skyline
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
38 / 5:
Fountain View Health and Rehabilitation Center
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
40.667 / 4:
Bear Creek Senior Living
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
42 / 4:
Mount St Francis Nursing Center
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
56 / 4:
Sunny Vista Living Center
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
58.667 / 3:
Sundance Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
59.333 / 2:
Medallion Post Acute Rehabilitation
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
78.167 / 3:
The Center at Centennial
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
78.667 / 4:
Center at Cordera
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
91.167 / 3:
The Healthcare Resort of Colorado Springs
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
102.5 / 4:
Springs Village Care Center
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
103.333 / 2:
Colonial Health and Rehabilitation Center
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
107.167 / 1:
Falcon Heights Health and Rehabilitation Center
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
110 / 1:
Kiowa Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
153.333 / 1:
Mountain View Post Acute
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
184.5 / 1:
Pikes Peak Post Acute
(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
242.333 / 1:

  Our Analysis

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

Here is our analysis of the Best Nursing Homes in COLORADO SPRINGS and Worst Nursing Homes in COLORADO SPRINGS so that you can make better decisions when choosing a nursing home. You should also use these lists after choosing a home to stay abreast of changes.

Ownership Details for Sunny Vista Living Center

A list of all of the registered owners for Sunny Vista Living Center. This includes direct and indirect owners and managers.

Noted Deficiencies for Sunny Vista Living Center

A list of all of the deficiencies for the facility. This includes a description, type of deficiency, incident date and when the facility reports that the incident was corrected.

Nursing Hours Analysis for Sunny Vista Living Center

How long a nurse spends with a resident can be an important factor in their recovery. This page shows the average nursing hours spent per resident for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, PTs and all licensed staff.

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