Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center turns out to be one of a host of options you can choose from in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This facility was given an overall grade of C, which is a solid score. You could certainly do worse than this place. The best part of this place's profile is is its short-term care rating. We discuss short-term care in the next paragraph.
Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
It should also be noted that this nursing home' short-term care grade outpaced its overall grade. In fact, we gave it a B+ for its short-term care grade, which is one of our better scores. This helped its overall grade. Our short-term care grade is often used to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. To provide highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
This nursing home also excelled in the category of nursing, where it received an B. Few places fared better in this category. Our nursing score is mostly based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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We also found that this facility has earned favorable government inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it a B- in this category. This is better than many nursing homes in this category. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple of minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's weakest category was long-term care, which is the last area we analyzed. We gave it an F for this category. Even with several solid scores in other areas, this score is still alarming so we would like to to make sure you are aware. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is typically a bad sign for patient care and it may indicate that the nursing home is not as well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. Frankly, we were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated 51.21951 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be quite a bit less than the national average. To our surprise, this facility actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 9.1% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 3.06% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 1.54% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by poor nursing care. However, this metric can be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 16.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 14.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 2.99% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression may imply worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 87.52% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 16.91% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 15.13 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center, 64.67% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Albuquerque, NM
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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