Miners Colfax Medical Center is a small government-owned nursing home located in Raton, New Mexico. This is an A rated facility. This nursing home was given one of the most impressive grades that we offer. A grade of this caliber requires excellent scores across the board. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the United States. As you can see below, this nursing home performed just as well in our category grades. We give this place two thumbs up!
Miners Colfax Medical Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - State
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Blood Administration
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in New Mexico Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in New Mexico Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in New Mexico Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility earned an excellent long-term care grade. We gave it an A in that category. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 98.666664 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A. We weighed the levels of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses spent with patients, in computing our rating in this area. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home New Mexico in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving patients more frequently.
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We gave this facility an A for inspections. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
Moving on to our fourth area, this nursing home also performed well in the short-term care category. We gave it an A- in this area. This topped off truly elite profile. With our short-term care score, we strive to craft a fair measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Miners Colfax Medical Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents that sustained a fall which caused major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 1.47% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 16.78% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for treating several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 13.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 3.19% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. High levels of depression could reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 88.36% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 16.72% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 18.98% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 18.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
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