Casa Del Sol Center is a small facility located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It looks like this is a good nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. In fact, this facility is one of the 25 best nursing homes in New Mexico. You should also take a look at this facility's category grades below. We discuss long-term care in the next paragraph.
Casa Del Sol Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this nursing home also received an elite long-term care score. We awarded them one of our better scores in that category, with an impressive grade of A. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection scores are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's inspections. Places that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered severe. This means that the government inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies an imminent threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. Nursing ratings are largely associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a lower figure than we were hoping for. Finally, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this place actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we assessed was short-term care. We gave this facility a B- in that category. Our short-term care grade is generally used to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Casa Del Sol Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Casa Del Sol Center, 8.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Casa Del Sol Center, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which suffered falls resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Casa Del Sol Center, 1.47% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term patients who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be a sign of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Casa Del Sol Center, 16.78% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Casa Del Sol Center, 13.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Casa Del Sol Center, 3.19% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Casa Del Sol Center, 88.36% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Casa Del Sol Center, 16.72% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Casa Del Sol Center, 18.98% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for patients health.
In Casa Del Sol Center, 1.28 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Casa Del Sol Center, 18.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Casa Del Sol Center, 15.18 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Casa Del Sol Center, 65.79% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with better rehabilitation.
Scores for Las Cruces, NM
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- 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
- Inspection Rating has a grade of C
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