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Pikes Peak Center
2719 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80909-1145
Pikes Peak Center is a skilled nursing facility offering post-hospital, short-term rehabilitation as well as long-term and respite care services. We also have a specialized transitional care unit for patients transitioning from hospital to home, and a Memory Support unit for residents with Alzheimer's or dementia. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurances. Pikes Peak Center is a US News and World Report Best Nursing Home!
Dementia Care Education by Genesis HealthCare is recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association® for incorporating the evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.
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- ShortStay care
- Transitional Care Unit
- LongTerm care
- Memory Support
- Palliative care
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation - including joint replacement, injuries and amputation
- Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
- On-site Medical Director
- On-site Nurse Practitioner
- Attending Physicians
- Registered Nurses
- IV Therapy
- Dementia care
- Personal care
- Psychiatric services
- Vision care
- Wound care
- Hospice care
- Pain management
- Case management
- Dietary and nutrition needs management
- Discharge planning
- Individual treatment plans
- Heparin therapy
- Medication management
- Coordinated transportation
- Cultural, educational, religious and social activities
- Vitality to You
- Private and Semi-Private Rooms
- Spacious rooms
- Private bathroom
- Activity room
- Fitness room
- Wellness programs
- Comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with friends and family
- Dining Room
- Alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits
- Complimentary laundry facility on-site
- Computer with internet access
- Laundry facility on-site
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pharmaceutical delivery service
- Phone service
- Wireless Internet
- Gift/convenience shop
Debra WelkerCenter Executive Director
Debra has been with Genesis for about 5 & 1/2 years. She started in Healthcare fresh out of college as an Activities Director with a degree in Therapeutic Recreation. She did her own Administrator In Training Program and is now an Administrator herself. She truly enjoys working with the Long Term Care population and strives to make Pikes Peak Center the best it can be for its residents!
Dr. Fred FeinsodMedical Director
Dr. Feinsod is a Long-term care Medical Director uniquely servicing Pikes Peak Care Center in the Colorado Springs area. He works at both rural and urban nursing facilities throughout Colorado. He has also chaired several Ethics Committees over the past twenty years.
Sarah McKenzieCenter Nurse Executive
Sarah has been a nurse since 2009 and has worked in acute care setting for many years. Her journey with Genesis started in 2018 as a PRN nurse. She worked her way up to becoming a Unit Manager, Assistant Director of Nursing and now has the pleasure of serving as the Director of Nursing at Pikes Peak Center. She's a proud mother and wife and enjoys doing all she can to serve our residents!
Thalir RigneyAdmissions Director
Thalir has worked in Healthcare for almost 5 years, she enjoys building relationships with the population she serves. Being in Admissions, she has the opportunity to connect with various families and residents to see how Genesis Healthcare can best meet their needs. Seeing residents safe, loved and cared for brings a smile to her face each day!
Lindsay BrycelandRehabilitation Program Manager
Lindsay served in the United States Army for 28 years. After his service, he joined the rehabilitation team at Cheyenne Mountain Center. In 2007, Lindsay was promoted to Rehabilitation Program Manager, where he continues to motivate his team to achieve the maximum outcome for the rehabilitation patients. He is currently the Rehabilitation Program Manager for Pikes Peak Center and Cheyenne Mountain Center in Colorado Springs.
Pikes Peak Center is wonderful! I appreciate the communication you all provide and the care you provide to my Mother! You all are great!
- Gloria M.
I appreciate all of the communication Pikes Peak Center gives, especially in the midst of this pandemic! Their team provides guidance through these challenging times and consistently provides updates o our loved ones! I'm very grateful for the outdoor visitations as well. Thank you for all of your hard work!
- Bonnie G.
More than pleased
My sister is a happy resident and I've always been more than pleased with the level of care she has received. Since the facility was closed to outside visitors due to the pandemic my admiration and respect has increased exponentially. Most important, of course, the residents are still being cared for with all the additional testing and isolation that is now required. Most impressive to me, though, is how the social and recreational activities have been adapted for these new circumstances -- in-room meals, bingo, chair exercise, manicures, loudspeaker musical events, etc. I appreciate the imagination and energy it has taken to pull all this off. The staff has also devoted time and energy to keeping family members apprised, in twice-weekly zoom meetings, of the facility's health-related status (great!) as well as social activities, including photo slide shows of residents enjoying these events. Staff members are also available by phone and email and, in my experience, have been rapidly and enthusiastically responsive to my questions. To the entire staff: Job well done!
- Sharon H. via Google Review
Timely and professional
Thank you so much! The folks that work here have helped my Dad in so many ways. They have always been diligent on keeping me informed and addressing issues in a timely and professional manner.
- Keith C. via Google Review
"I'm extremely pleased with the services provided at Pikes Peak Center! The physical therapy was great and the staff were all very kind!"
- Kevin M.
Zenobia in Activities is great! She communicates with me and helps me talk with my Mom often! It's so awesome how she speaks Spanish with my Mother as well, I'm so blessed. All of the staff have been wonderful with communication, follow up and providing care as well! Thank you!
- Daniel G.
The CNA Instructor Tina has been tremendously helpful! My parents admitted and she has kept me informed and up to date. The staff has been wonderful with communication and I am so grateful! You guys are awesome!
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