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Colorado State Veterans Home at Rifle


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


  • “Show compassion.” – Resident


  • “Trying to help us be happy and content.” -- Resident


  • “Singing with staff every morning. Help me with going to the Catholic Church every Sunday. My tapes for the blind.” – Resident


  • “You always arrive quickly when called for assistance. You do not put off my requests for very long. You treat me well.” – Resident


  • “The facility is always clean and the patients are well taken care of. We have meetings and discuss our problems and how to overcome them.” – Resident


  •  “Medical personnel (certified nursing assistants and nurses) get an A!’” – Resident


  • “We feel very fortunate to have our family member in this facility.” – Family member


  • “You have made this a very pleasant place for my mother to live. You have also been receptive to my wishes and concerns for her independence and general welfare. Very helpful during the stressful time of adjustment and financial challenges.” – Family member


  • “We chose your facility because it was clean and bright, smelled good and the staff was so friendly and helpful.” – Family member


  • “Communication! Thank you so much for keeping me informed.” – Family member


  • “They take such good care of him that we have no worries.” – Family member 



Vet with relative