Mission: Address the healthcare needs of the greater fruita community and provide healthcare services without regard to race, age, handicap, creed or national origin. Provide those services to individuals of all income levels consistent with our financial ability to do so.
Programs: Lower valley hospital association operates colorado canyons hospital and medical center a 16 bed swing and acute care critical access hospital. The hospital participates in the medicare and medicaid programs, provides charity care and other assistance to ensure access to these services in our community. Our inpatient services are 70% to 80% medicare. This facility supports our medicaid based nursing home and assisted living facility. Outpatient support includes 59% medicaid pediatric outpatient therapy.
the organization operates a nursing home providing unskilled nursing care and services. The facility does not limit the percentage of medicaid that are admitted to the facility. The total number of licensed beds is 60. The facility operates with an 80% to 90% medicaid payor mix. This facility operates at a loss and is supported by the hospital.
the organization operates two assisted living facilities that provide residential accommodations and limited healthcare services to the elderly and disabled for a total bed count of 96. The willows is dedicated to residents with dementia and is a secured facility. The oaks assisted living operates on a 70% + medicaid pay mix and is supported through the hospital.