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Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Reese

Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu's website

2430 West Pierce Street,
Carlsbad NM 88220

(575) 887-4396

Note: Data for Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu is a nursing home located in Carlsbad, New Mexico. This city has a population of 33,725 people. This nursing home turns out to be an A rated facility, which is one of the highest grades we offer. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the top 10 facilities in New Mexico. This facility also received strong grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Oncology Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to performing well overall, this facility earned nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it received one of our highest scores in that area with an A+. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also was superb in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of A. Very few facilities performed better in this area. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. It doesn't look like this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The last metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. In calculating our nursing grades, we factor in both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

The final category we assessed was long-term care, where this facility was awarded a B+. This completed an elite profile. Few facilities received a B+ or higher in all four categories. For residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home submitted information on its vaccination levels. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu, 15.13 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu, 64.67% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.

Nearby Dialysis

  • Carlsbad Dialysis (Dci)0.29 miles away2319 Osborne Rd Carlsbad New Mexico 88220Dialysis Stations: 22 (575) 885-6998
  • Carlsbad Dialysis (Fmc)1.3 miles away902 a West Pierce Carlsbad New Mexico 88220Dialysis Stations: 12 (575) 234-1327