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Nursing Homes in New Mexico

  • 46th
    National Rank
  • 68
    Nursing Homes
  • 8.5%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.81/5
    Average CMS Rating

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New Mexico Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 8.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In New Mexico, 1.47% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 16.78% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In New Mexico, 13.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In New Mexico, 3.19% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 88.36% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In New Mexico, 16.72% Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 18.98% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who retained mobility levels.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In New Mexico, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In New Mexico, 18.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In New Mexico, 15.18 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In New Mexico, 65.79% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

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: C
Albuquerque18177
Grade: B-minus
Carlsbad121
Grade: A-minus
Clovis331
Grade: B
Farmington411
Grade: B
Gallup222
Grade: C
Hobbs221
Grade: B-plus
Las Cruces653
Grade: C
Las Vegas211
Grade: B
Rio Rancho352
Grade: D
Roswell312
Grade: B-minus
Santa Fe242
Grade: C
Truth Or Consequences201
Grade: D