Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village is an average-sized non-profit nursing home in Las Cruces, New Mexico. This nursing home turns out to be a decent facility, with an overall grade of B-. You could definitely do worse than this place. This place was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any weak links in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
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Short-term Care Quality
We want to note that this facility earned a much better grade for short-term care than its overall score. It received one of our highest grades in that category with an A-. In determining our short-term care scores, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This category is considered to be a meaningful assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B in that category, which is one of our better scores. Our nursing score is mostly based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 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 place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next most favorable area is its long-term care grade, where it was awarded a grade of C. With our long-term care category, we analyze the amount of services provided by a nursing home, along with a few quality metrics. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 94.475136 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is more than the average nursing home. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Moving on the final category of inspections, this ended up not being this facility's worst grade. Inspection scores are based on a nursing home's recent inspections. We awarded this facility a C in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to find that none were category G through L deficiencies. This tells you inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to present an imminent danger to patient safety or health. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 10.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 9.94% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 11.98% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that sustained a UTI. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 19.21% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 12.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 3.77% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 90.51% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 27.85% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 22.52% of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 22.52% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 21.34% of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village, 73.08% of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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