Information about specific facilities, other resources
Licensure and requirements, Medicare/Medicaid certification, advisory committee, guidance by topic
- The frail elderly and people with chronic illness who need routine or skilled nursing care in a residential facility.
- Room and board.
- 24/7 nursing coverage.
- Assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing and eating.
- Facilities designated as "skilled" nursing facilities provide short- and long-term rehabilitative services and additional skilled nursing care.
- Some facilities have secured units to provide closer supervision for people with dementia.
Licensed staff routinely on-site
- Nurses and social workers.
- Facilities that provide rehabilitative services have occupational, speech and physical therapists.
Meeting dates, presentations
Guidance by topic
- Assistive devices and potential threats to residents.
- Bed safety.
- CPR directives.
- F465 Back Flow Preventor (device) presentation.
- Emergency Call Systems: Life Safety or Liability?
- Emergency preparedness resources.
- Feeding assistant training program.
- Hospice in nursing homes.
- How to file a complaint.
- Medicare review form.
- Plan of Correction guidelines.
- Protocols for infectious diseases:
- Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) surveillance in Colorado.
- Deficiency rating information (scope and severity).
- Guidelines for prevention and control of influenza outbreaks in long term care facilities (nursing homes).
- Norovirus outbreak guidelines for long term care facilities (nursing homes).
- West Nile virus infection prevention and control recommendations.
- Locked units for dementia and mental illness.
- Sexual behavior:
- Restraints Have Risks — Make the Right Choice.