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Nursing Homes in New Mexico

  • 45th
    National Rank
  • 60
    Nursing Homes
  • 9.52%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.92/5
    Average CMS Rating

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New Mexico Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 9.52% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 3.05% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that had a fall which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In New Mexico, 1.61% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In New Mexico, 16.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In New Mexico, 14.25% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In New Mexico, 3.06% of Patients

This is the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 89.52% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In New Mexico, 17.16% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 20.87% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that mobility is vital to patients physical and mental health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In New Mexico, 1.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 20.87 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In New Mexico, 15.42 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In New Mexico, 64.62% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.

New Mexico cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Alamogordo211
Grade: B-minus
Albuquerque17177
Grade: B-minus
Carlsbad121
Grade: A-minus
Clovis331
Grade: B
Farmington211
Grade: B
Gallup222
Grade: C
Hobbs121
Grade: B
Las Cruces553
Grade: D
Las Vegas211
Grade: B
Rio Rancho352
Grade: D
Roswell312
Grade: B
Santa Fe242
Grade: D
Truth Or Consequences201
Grade: C