Landsun Homes is an average-sized non-profit facility located in Carlsbad, New Mexico. We awarded it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the road rating. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of many people. One of the highlights of this facility's profile is its impressive nursing rating, which we will address in the next section.
Updated Jul 1, 2020 by Sara Levinsohn
1900 Westridge Road,
Carlsbad NM 88220
52.19% estimated occupancy 1
Note: Data for Landsun Homes has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
We awarded this facility one of our better scores in nursing, with an A-. This is a notably better grade than the facility's overall score, which was decent but not in the elite range. Our nursing rating looks at the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of training of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home offers high levels of nursing care, with an average of 4.8 hours per resident per day. This is more nursing care than most nursing homes provide. Lastly, we also factored a few quality measures into our nursing grades. This place was on the weaker side in several of the major metrics we assess, with below average percentages for minimizing its patients' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, we gave this nursing home a grade of B in our long-term care category. This is one of our more favorable grades. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 94.273125 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is better than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.39 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than most nursing homes.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next highest category we awarded this nursing home in any area came in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a B-. Our short-term care ratings are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other facilities. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Moving on our last category of inspections, this nursing home received a grade that's as bad as it gets. Unfortunately, with an F in the inspection category, this facility's overall grade was adversely affected. When a facility has this poor of an inspection grade, you should look for severe deficiencies on its inspection report. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to the well being of residents. This particular facility was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. The only positive thing we found is that none of these deficiencies were in the categories that suggest they caused a risk to patient health or safety. Lastly, we also want to point out that this place received significant government fines recently exceeding $50,000. This typically indicates that government inspectors became frustrated after several years of bad government inspections.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Landsun Homes Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Landsun Homes, 9.52% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Landsun Homes, 3.05% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents which experienced a fall resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Landsun Homes, 1.61% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Landsun Homes, 16.99% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Landsun Homes, 14.25% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Landsun Homes, 3.06% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Landsun Homes, 89.52% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Landsun Homes, 17.16% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Landsun Homes, 20.87% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Landsun Homes, 1.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Landsun Homes, 20.87 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.