Pioneer Health Care Center

Pioneer Health Care Center

Overview

Pioneer Health Care Center is located in Rocky Ford, CO, part of Otero County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 3,854. 18.2% of residents are 65 years or older, 1.7% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Swink, Manzanola, and La Junta.

Our network provides data for 2 senior living communities in Rocky Ford, CO with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit limited liability company, Pioneer Health Care Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 101 beds with an average occupancy rate of 69.7%.

Resident council is available. Pioneer Health Care 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

Pioneer Health Care 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

7.3% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 12.2% less than the nation and 5.1% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

31.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 16.9% more than the nation and 13.6% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

B

41% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 6% less than the nation and 6.1% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

A

0% of residents have depressive symptoms, 7.5% less than the nation and 3.7% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

F

6.3% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 2.9% more than the nation and 2.9% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

C

14.3% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 0.3% less than the nation and 1% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

F

92.6% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 2.8% less than the nation and 2% 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

33.9% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 58.8% less than the nation and 54.3% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

C

7% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 1.1% less than the nation and 1.1% more than the state.

UTI

D

2.8% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0.4% more than the nation and 0.7% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

C

1.1% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 0.5% less than the nation and 0.5% less than the state.

Weight Loss

F

11.1% of residents lose too much weight, 5.1% more than the nation and 5.5% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

C

19% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 1% more than the nation and 0.1% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

A

0% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 1.8% less than the nation and 1.6% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

A

90% of residents saw improvements in function, 15.7% more than the nation and 14.4% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

12.5% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 67% less than the nation and 60.6% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

F

29.9% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 46.8% less than the nation and 40.6% less than the state.

Staffing Hours

Pioneer Health Care 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.

Nurse Aide

D

Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 53 minutes per resident daily, 18 minutes shorter than the nation and 13 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

F

Licensed partial nurse hours total 24 minutes per resident daily, 28 minutes shorter than the nation and 17 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

F

Registered nurse hours total 14 minutes per resident daily, 26 minutes shorter than the nation and 40 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 14 minutes per resident daily, 13 minutes shorter than the nation and 26 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

B

Physical therapist hours total 4 minutes per resident daily, the same as the nation and the same as the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Pioneer Health Care Center residents that require a hospital visit, Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center is the closest, 10.34 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Harris Health Mart Pharmacy, 0.63 miles away, and Safeway Pharmacy, 10.16 miles away. Opera House Pharmacy and Arkansas Valley Accumed are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. and All Seasons Dental are 0.05 miles and 0.75 miles away. As for vision care, Ballantyne Vision Care is 7.59 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Santa Fe Plaza is 10.37 miles away, and City Park is 10.61 miles away. Grand Theatre is 0.44 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Rocky Ford City Library, 0.34 miles from Pioneer Health Care Center.

Nearby places of worship include Saint Peter’s Lutheran Missouri Synod and Valley Community Church. The former is 0.23 miles, and the latter is 0.28 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Smart Start Ignition Interlock is 2.54 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including 10th Hole Bar & Grill and China Kitchen, 0.46 miles and 0.53 miles away. Plus Pizza and SONIC Drive-In are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Rocky Ford Pet Foods is 2.25 miles away, and South Swink Water Company is 7.59 miles away. Walmart and Lusk Farm Market are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Community Banks Of Colorado, 0.58 miles away, or First National Bank Of Ordway, 0.59 miles away. State Bank and Citibank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Rocky Ford

July was Rocky Ford’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 94°F. Conversely, its coldest month was February. The average low in February was 16°F.

The city saw 9.36 inches of precipitation, 63.1 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 46% over the last 12 months.

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