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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
For more information or a personal tour, please contact:
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.