Brookshire House Rehabilitation and Care Community Receives a Deficiency Free Rating

Denver, CO – Brookshire House Rehabilitation & Care Community is proud to announce that it has received a deficiency-free rating on its annual Department of Public Health Certification Survey. The survey conducted by the Colorado State Health Department is a rigorous multi-day inspection process that assesses the facilities compliance with over 150 regulatory standards. The regulations are included under various broad categories such as Quality of Care, Quality of Life, Resident Rights, and Resident Safety. Long-term Care facilities are surveyed every year by a multi-disciplinary team from the state health department.

The complete evaluation included a tour of the facility, review of residents clinical records, and interviews with residents and family members about life and care. In 2012 only 8% of over 15,000 Skilled Nursing Homes were deficiency free. In the most recent data compiled by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, (CMS), the average number of deficiencies that nursing homes in Colorado receive is 11. With increasingly stringent regulations, achieving the deficiency-free rating is exceedingly difficult.

Deb Ahrens, Brookshire House Nursing Home Administrator stated, This validates the great care our employees provide to our residents on a daily basis. Many of our employees have worked at Brookshire House for many years. They know the residents well and this enables them to meet their individual needs. It really is the team of care providers who deserve the recognition. It’s great to have the state acknowledge all of the hard work and passion our care providers bring to Brookshire every day.

Brookshire House is able to offer exceptional Memory Care, Rehabilitation, Specialized Cognitive Services and Wellness Services in a resident-centered environment. Their certified Alzheimer’s specialist caregivers will care for you or your loved one in a warm, welcoming, and caring environment. A variety of payment and insurance options is available including Managed Care insurances, private pay, and state and federally funded programs like Medicare and Medicaid. For more information, or to arrange a tour at Brookshire House, please call the admissions office at 303-756-1546.

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