Colorado Springs nursing home latest to close their doors due to staffing shortages, high costs

August 17, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS — A Colorado Springs nursing home is the latest in the state to close its doors.

Parkmoor Village Healthcare, a long-term-care facility in Colorado Springs, plans to shut down later this month. The management company says the facility owners and operators made the hard decision based on pandemic-related staff shortages, increased supply costs, and insufficient government program reimbursement.

Colorado Health Care Association makes up 90 percent of the nursing homes in the state. The organization says Parkmoor Village Healthcare is the eleventh in the state to close since the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago.

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