Alpine Living Center Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers

Alpine Living Center Nursing HomeDo you believe that your loved one is being neglected, abused, or mistreated while living in an Adams County nursing facility? Are you concerned that the harm they experience is occurring at the hands of caregivers or other residents? Contact the Colorado Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal help.

Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive an adequate monetary recovery for your damages. We use the law to ensure that those responsible for causing the harm are held legally accountable. Let us begin working on your case today.

Alpine Living Center Nursing Home

This nursing home is a Medicare and Medicaid-participating "for-profit" center providing cares and services to residents of Thornton and Adams County, Colorado. The 126-certified bed nursing facility is located at:

501 East Thornton Parkway
Thornton, Colorado 80229
(303) 452-6101
Alpine Living Center Nursing Home

In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Alpine Living Center Nursing Home offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care, medical management, wound care, cardiac care, diabetes management, respiratory care, stroke recovery, memory and dementia care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.

Fined $751,130 for substandard care

Financial Penalties and Violations

It is the legal responsibility of Colorado and the federal government investigators to hold nursing homes accountable if they have violated rules and regulations that harmed or could have harmed a resident. These penalties include monetary fines and the denial of payment for Medicare services.

Within the last thirty-six months, investigators imposed three monetary penalties against Alpine Living Center Nursing Home, citing substandard care. These penalties include a $360,325 fine on December 11, 2017, a $370,013 fine on August 16, 2017, and a $20,792 fine on December 01, 2016, for a massive total of $751,130.

This nursing home received forty-seven complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the Colorado Adult Protective Services Website.

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Thornton Colorado Nursing Home Safety Concerns

One Star Rating

The state of Colorado and routinely update their comprehensive list of deficiencies online to reflect all violations

According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, four out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.

  • Failure to Protect Every Resident From all Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date December the at November 20, 2017
  • The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure four incidents of abuse involving eight residents were thoroughly investigated, and residents remain free from abuse. Specifically, “the facility failed to thoroughly investigate resident-to-resident verbal altercations involving [two residents].”

    The nursing home also “failed to identify interventions and approaches to minimize and prevent recurrence of resident-to-resident altercations. The facility failed to follow up with reported concerns related to resident behaviors.”

    Two residents “had expressed to facility staff feelings of being fearful of [one aggressive resident]. An effective system of follow up on such concerns could not be identified.” The facility also “failed to follow up on [the aggressive resident’s] documented behaviors. The resident continued to exhibit behaviors that were distressing to other residents.”

    The investigators determined “the facility failed to have an effective system to ensure staff understood the verbalizations, actions, and situations that necessitated abuse reporting and investigations.”

    Inaction by the nursing staff triggered an Immediate Jeopardy when “the resident was involved in three verbal altercations in the dining room from October 10, 2017, through December 6, 2017, with five residents.” In one event, three residents were involved in resident-to-resident verbal altercations.”

    In one incident, a resident “who was involved in [two incidents] said the staff did not protect us from [the aggressive resident].” The fearful resident “felt harassed and fearful of [the aggressive resident].” Although “not directly involved in any of the incidents, [another resident] reported being fearful of [the aggressive patient] because of [their] aggressive behavior and wandering.”

    In another incident, it was revealed that “it was not thoroughly investigated, and the investigation was not completed timely.” Another incident had been witnessed by a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who “did not report the incident to the Nursing Home Administrator for investigation and follow-up.”

Were You Abused or Neglected at Alpine Living Center Nursing Home? We can Help

Do you believe that your loved one has suffered harm through mistreatment while living at Alpine Living Center Nursing Home? Contact the Colorado nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Adams County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Thornton.

Discuss your case with us now through an initial case consultation at no charge to you. Also, we offer a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means we postpone payment for our services until after we have secured a monetary recovery on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.


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