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State Veterans Home logo and bannerResident and staff at luncheon

Colorado State Veterans Home at Fitzsimons


Here are a few of the comments our Home received on our 2010 satisfaction surveys when asked, “Tell us what we do best”:


  • “Everyone treats me very good. Night as day, the help I might need is always there for me.” – Resident


  • “Taking care of our physical needs. Being friendly and courteous. Planning our outings! Providing food and adequate things to do. Educating us on current affairs.” – Resident


  • “Provide good activities and outings. Good exercise programs.” – Resident


  • “I was pleased with all the help I received after my loving mate expired.” – Resident


  • “You have competent, caring staff who give my dad the best care possible. I’ve visited many nursing homes and the Colorado State Veterans Home at Fitzsimons is absolutely the best. You give me peace of mind, so I don’t have to worry about my dad. Thank you!” – Family member


  • “The staff is very accepting … They work within the resident’s comfort in trying to persuade them to do things they need to do.” – Family member


  • “Meeting his dietary preferences. He has a good friendship with the staff and we feel the staff has a genuine care and concern for him.” – Family member


  • “I am incredibly grateful for the care that you are giving my ex-husband. I am sure he would have died in his former situation, alone in an apartment.” – Family member


  • “Making residents feel at home. Communicate with family. Spiritual and social stimulation.” – Family member


  • “I’m thankful that the staff is very kind and patient with my father. They never seem discouraged by the amount of work his care requires.” – Family member


  • “Loving and taking care of my grandmother. Treating her with respect and keeping her physically clean. Calling me when something happens.” – Family member