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Our Services

Senior Care Center

Nestled in the heart of the Gunnison Valley, the Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center provides the perfect combination of person centered care, with all the comforts of home, delivered in our skilled nursing facility for those needing 24-hour attention and care.

The award-winning facility is based on a neighborhood model of care that is centered on a community approach to senior living. Private rooms open onto an inviting layout that encourages social gatherings and conveniently connects residents with their caregivers. It’s a place you would want to call home.

Our Mission

The mission of the Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center is to provide continuous quality service, enabling older people to live to their highest potential as individuals who desire independence, good health, community involvement and personal fulfillment.

Our Facility

Our Senior Care Center skilled nursing facility includes:

  • 3 Neighborhoods – Taylor Park, Van Tuyl and Blue Mesa which is a dedicated and secure space for special memory residents
  • 44 private rooms and 3 semi private rooms, perfect for couples
  • A dedicated hospice [link to hospice page] suite that allows guests to stay with their loved ones 24 hours a day
  • Chapel, beauty shop, bistro, multiple gardens and ample communal space

Skilled Nursing Care

Our nursing staff takes great pride in meeting the individual needs of each resident in a caring and emotionally supportive environment. Our well trained, caring staff offers assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming and walking. We maintain a full professional skilled nursing staff 24 hours a day.

Our Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses administer medications and complete treatments in accordance with physician’s orders to provide the assessment and supervision necessary to ensure that each resident attains the highest level of physical well-being and ongoing staff education is provided to continually upgrade the quality of our services.

An individualized plan of care for each resident is coordinated by our interdisciplinary team consisting of specialists in social work, nursing, activities, and dietitians.

Rehabilitation Services

Our dedicated physical, occupational, and speech therapists offer rehab services in our spacious and well-equipped Therapy Room. In addition, our Restorative Nursing Program is committed to helping our residents maintain a maximum level of independence through daily exercise, walking programs, and personal wellness initiatives.

Culinary Services

Our culinary staff delivers delicious and nutritious meals with exceptional customer service under the guidance of our in-house registered dietician. Our made-to-order breakfasts, a la carte lunch and dinner options offers our residents a variety of choices in their dining experience.

Life Enrichment Program

At the Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center we believe that it is never too late to learn something new or to make a meaningful contribution to our community. Our activities program is designed to honor our residents past while expanding their futures. Spiritual, physical, cognitive, and psychosocial activities are offered every day including evenings and weekends.

Transportation

The Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center proudly offers daily transportation services for our elders as well as seniors residing in the Gunnison community. Our fleet of ADA-certified vehicles and trained drivers are available for doctor’s appointments, community events, shopping, and group outings.

Memory Care

We are proud to offer a dedicated memory care neighborhood to meet the needs of our residents with dementia and behavioral issues. The Blue Mesa Neighborhood features a home-like environment, specialized activity program and a team of staff members specially trained to meet the needs of those residents.

For more information or a personal tour, please contact:

Mary Blattner
Senior Care Center Administrator
Gunnison Valley Health System

1500 West Tomichi
Gunnison, CO 81230

Phone: (970) 641-0704

To download our Senior Care Center brochure click here.

Gunnison Valley Health also offers Assisted Living, the perfect option for someone who needs some assistance with daily living. Learn more on the GVH Assisted Living Page.