Longmont United Hospital Transitional Care Unit

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Longmont, Colorado (CO).

Longmont United Hospital Transitional Care Unit is a small, non-profit, nursing home with 15 beds based at 1950 Mountain View Avenue in Longmont, CO. The facility has 10 residents indicating 67% of its beds are occupied, which is below average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare program and provides none counseling services. The home is located in a hospital and is fully sprinklered. A total of 356 Medicare patients were given 3,188 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $936,732 by Medicare. 5,963 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,463,343 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much higher than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is lower than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is much higher than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is much higher than average.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

1950 Mountain View Avenue
Longmont, CO 80501

Phone Number

(303) 678-4849

Geographic Coordinates

40.181323, -105.124965
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare

Counseling Available

None

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
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Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
15
Longmont Average
101
Boulder County Average
124
Colorado Average
95
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Longmont
84.75%
Boulder County
83.75%
Colorado
83.10%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
10
Longmont Average
90
Boulder County Average
105
Colorado Average
79
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Longmont
1 (25.00%)
Boulder County
1 (12.50%)
Colorado
17 (8.13%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Longmont
0 (0.00%)
Boulder County
1 (12.50%)
Colorado
15 (7.18%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 10/12/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/12/2007 - Health Survey
  • 11/15/2006 - Health Survey
  • 11/15/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/01/2006 - Health Survey
  • 02/01/2006 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
2.85
Longmont Average
1.24
Boulder County Average
0.90
Colorado Average
0.80
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.64
Longmont Average
2.06
Boulder County Average
2.08
Colorado Average
2.24
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.75
Longmont Average
1.21
Boulder County Average
1.00
Colorado Average
0.77
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
5.60
Longmont Average
2.45
Boulder County Average
1.89
Colorado Average
1.57
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
356
Longmont Average
204
Boulder County Average
174
Colorado Average
108
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
398
Longmont Average
206
Boulder County Average
169
Colorado Average
106
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
3,188
Longmont Average
5,370
Boulder County Average
5,122
Colorado Average
3,345
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
5,963
Longmont Average
1,547
Boulder County Average
820
Colorado Average
402
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$936,732
Longmont Average
$1,616,299
Boulder County Average
$1,540,814
Colorado Average
$1,051,673
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$294
Longmont Average
$301
Boulder County Average
$301
Colorado Average
$314
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$3,463,343
Longmont Average
$970,645
Boulder County Average
$594,908
Colorado Average
$313,424
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$2,631
Longmont Average
$7,923
Boulder County Average
$8,849
Colorado Average
$9,727
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$2,354
Longmont Average
$7,865
Boulder County Average
$9,124
Colorado Average
$9,893
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$581
Longmont Average
$628
Boulder County Average
$726
Colorado Average
$779
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

10/12/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

10/12/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/12/2007
Date Fixed:
11/16/2007

10/12/2007 - Miscellaneous

10/12/2007 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/12/2007
Date Fixed:
10/23/2007

09/12/2007 - Quality Care

09/12/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/12/2007
Date Fixed:
10/10/2007

09/12/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

09/12/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/12/2007
Date Fixed:
10/10/2007

09/12/2007 - Environmental

09/12/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/12/2007
Date Fixed:
10/10/2007

09/12/2007 - Environmental

09/12/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/12/2007
Date Fixed:
09/13/2007

11/15/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

11/15/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/15/2006
Date Fixed:
12/08/2006

11/15/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

11/15/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/15/2006
Date Fixed:
12/15/2006

11/15/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations

11/15/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/15/2006
Date Fixed:
12/08/2006

11/15/2006 - Miscellaneous

11/15/2006 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/15/2006
Date Fixed:
12/08/2006

02/01/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

02/01/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/01/2006
Date Fixed:
02/24/2006

02/01/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

02/01/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/01/2006
Date Fixed:
02/24/2006

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:43 PM MST

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Longmont at a Glance

Longmont has a total population of 71,093, of which 19,823 are children under the age of 18 and 6,540 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.0.

Total Population:
71,093
Median Age:
34.0
Males:
35,166 (49.5%)
Female:
35,927 (50.5%)
Children (0-17):
19,823 (27.9%)
Adults (18-64):
44,730 (62.9%)
Seniors (65+):
6,540 (9.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Longmont
Married:
32,588 (45.8%)
Divorced:
6,407 (9.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Longmont
Hispanic Ethnicity:
13,558 (19.07%)
White:
60,255 (84.76%)
African American:
385 (0.54%)
Asian:
1,252 (1.76%)
Pacific Islander:
43 (0.06%)
Indian:
687 (0.97%)
Other:
6,907 (9.72%)
Two or More:
1,564 (2.20%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Longmont

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
327
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
34
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $58,037 while the median household income is $51,174. Roughly 7.78% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$58,037
Household Income:
$51,174
In Poverty:
7.78%

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