Pikes Peak Center

Pikes Peak Center

Overview

Pikes Peak Center is located in Colorado Springs, CO, part of El Paso County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 483,956. 13.6% of residents are 65 years or older, 2.9% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Cimarron Hills, Manitou Springs, and Stratmoor.

Our network provides data for 91 senior living communities in Colorado Springs, CO with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Pikes Peak Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 210 beds with an average occupancy rate of 73.1%.

Both resident and family council are available. Pikes Peak Center is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Pikes Peak Center reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Colorado’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

A

8.2% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 11.3% less than the nation and 4.2% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

25.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 10.9% more than the nation and 7.6% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

B

36.7% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 10.3% less than the nation and 10.4% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

C

3.7% of residents have depressive symptoms, 3.8% less than the nation and the same as the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

C

3.2% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.2% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

F

25.1% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 10.5% more than the nation and 9.8% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

F

92.3% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 3.1% less than the nation and 2.3% less than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

51.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 41.3% less than the nation and 36.8% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

B

5.8% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 2.3% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

UTI

C

1.6% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0.8% less than the nation and 0.5% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

4.4% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 2.8% more than the nation and 2.8% more than the state.

Weight Loss

B

4.7% of residents lose too much weight, 1.3% less than the nation and 0.9% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

D

22.2% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 4.2% more than the nation and 3.3% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

C

1.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0.4% less than the nation and 0.2% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

D

69.9% of residents saw improvements in function, 4.4% less than the nation and 5.7% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

20.7% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 58.8% less than the nation and 52.4% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

F

35.7% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 41% less than the nation and 34.8% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

D

86.1% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 1.2% less than the nation and 4.9% less than the state.

Resident Boosters

C

69.4% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 12.1% more than the nation and 1.4% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

C

90.3% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 3.4% more than the nation and 1.9% less than the state.

Staff Boosters

C

39.2% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 3.7% less than the nation and 17.1% less than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Pikes Peak Center provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Colorado’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

D

Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 44 minutes per resident daily, 27 minutes shorter than the nation and 23 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

C

Licensed partial nurse hours total 51 minutes per resident daily, 2 minutes shorter than the nation and 8 minutes longer than the state.

Registered Nurse

D

Registered nurse hours total 25 minutes per resident daily, 15 minutes shorter than the nation and 28 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 16 minutes per resident daily, 11 minutes shorter than the nation and 24 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

C

Physical therapist hours total 2 minutes per resident daily, 1 minute shorter than the nation and 2 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

C

The registered nurse turnover rate is 54.5%, 2.6% higher than the nation and 0.4% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

D

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 62%, 8.7% higher than the nation and 4.1% higher than the state.

Administrator

C

1 administrator left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.3 more than the nation and the same number as the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Pikes Peak Center residents that require a hospital visit, Penrose Hospital is the closest, 1.6 miles away. UCHealth Grandview Hospital is the next nearest, 3.04 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are The Medicine Shoppe, 0.28 miles away, and Medicine Shoppe, 0.29 miles away. Epic Remedy Fillmore and Cbd Life are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Audubon Dental and High Point Dental are 0.07 miles and 0.13 miles away. As for vision care, Pinnacle Optical is 0.12 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, The Gazebo is 0.3 miles away, and Nancy Lewis Park is 0.36 miles away. Audio Cinema Studios Recording Studio is 1.69 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Uccs Kraemer Family Library, 1.62 miles from Pikes Peak Center.

Nearby places of worship include Heart Of The Springs Church and Message-The Cross Ministries. The former is 0.09 miles, and the latter is 0.24 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Serenity Spring Salon is 0.52 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Fast Fit Foods and Itza Waffle, 0.54 miles and 0.55 miles away. Taco Bell and Felipe Got It are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Fast Fit Foods is 0.54 miles away, and Neighborhood Market 1-Hour Photo Center is 0.93 miles away. Ranch Foods Direct and Spring Mountain Water are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at PNC Bank, 0.29 miles away, or Citibank, 0.31 miles away. PNC Bank and Citibank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Colorado Springs

July was Colorado Springs’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 87°F. Conversely, its coldest month was February. The average low in February was 16°F.

The city saw 11.34 inches of precipitation, 156.72 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 42% over the last 12 months.

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