Briarwood Health Care Center
Overall Government Rating What's This?

1440 Vine Street
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 399-0350
Number of Certified Beds: 201 What's This?

Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: For profit - Corporation What's This?
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Health Inspections Results What's This?
Lists the health requirements that the nursing home failed to meet.

1 out of 5 stars
Administration Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Be administered in a way that leads to the highest possible level of well being for each resident. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Many
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Set up or keep a group of people to review and ensure quality. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Make sure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Actual harm
Actual harm
Few
Have drugs and other similar products available, which are needed every day and in emergencies, and give them out properly. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Properly mark drugs and other similar products. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Provide social services for related medical problems to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Actual harm
Actual harm
Few
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Actual harm
Actual harm
Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Many
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Make sure each resident has the right to choose activities, schedules and health care according to his or her interests, assessment, and plan of care. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Listen to the resident or family groups or act on their complaints or suggestions. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Some
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident. 6/5/2008 7/7/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few