1432 Depew Street
Lakewood, Colorado 80214
Overview: Sierra has 79 beds and is located north of 6th Avenue off of Sheridan and Colfax. We serve geriatrics, younger adults, non-wandering dementia, behavioral, mentally ill, 27–65 certified, Cerebral Palsy, medically complex care, HIV⁄AIDS, neurological disorders, strokes, diabetic care, alcohol dementia, wound care, hospice care and respite care.
Specialized Clinical Services: 24-hour nursing care; Physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapies; Trach care; Wound care; G-tube; IV therapy; Tube feeding; PICC line; Secured behavioral unit; Mental health programming; Non-secure dementia care; Restorative therapy
Enhanced Care Services: Resident council; Transportation; Laundry and housekeeping services; Beauty and barber services; Culturally-diverse activities programming; Individualized behavioral programming
Accepted Payor Sources: Medicare, Medicaid, Private pay, Long-term care insurance, Most private insurances, Contracted managed care, Total Longterm Care (Innovage), VA, Denver Health Medicare Choice, Colorado Access
Innovative Approaches to Care: Warm Welcome and First Impressions Program for newcomers; prasadA – an innovative approach to personal wellness for individuals with mental health needs in the long term care community; Community outings; It’s Never 2 Late program (resident computer access and training); Pet program; Therapeutic work program
Community Involvement: Jefferson Center for Mental Health; Total Longterm Care (Innovage); Colorado Health Care Association’s Quality First Initiative; Colorado Culture Change Coalition; Ombudsman program; VA; Ethics Committee; West Chamber of Commerce;
Rehabilitation: Rehabilitation is contracted through Genesis Rehab in conjunction with WellCARE, Piñon’s holistic rehabilitation and life transitions program. Outpatient therapy is available.