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 20 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 Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
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 97.14285 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.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing grades are based in large part on nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we analyzed, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility wrapped up a straight A report card. In computing our short-term care scores, we analyze a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is often a fair assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned 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, 3.06% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are often linked to poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 1.54% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 16.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 14.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 2.99% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 87.52% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 16.91% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 20.63% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Miners Colfax Medical Center, 20.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
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