Village at Northrise (the) - Desert Willow I is a very-small nursing home located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It looks like this is a very good facility. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable grade. With no elite nursing homes in the city, this turned out to be the highest rated nursing home in Las Cruces. The best aspect of this facility's impressive report card is its short-term care score. short-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph
Village at Northrise (the) - Desert Willow I
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2884 North Road Runner Parkway,
Las Cruces NM 88011
203.33% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
On top of faring well overall, this facility received high marks in our short-term care category as well. As a result, it received our highest grade in that category with an A+. In our short-term care grade, we attempt to forge a valuable barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess the nursing home's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. This facility is the gold standard when it comes to skilled nursing staffing. In fact, it supplied approximately 50% more registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than the average nursing home. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in New Mexico in this area with 66.7 percent of its patients returning home.
Adding to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also received an excellent nursing grade. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Our nursing score looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of training of the nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provided 5.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This was one of the highest figures we found. In addition, we found that a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. In addition to providing high levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any nursing home in the state in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these metrics as reliable measures of the quality of nursing care being provided.
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Another strong feature for this nursing home is that it excelled in inspections, with a B in that category. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to be an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed was long-term care. We gave this nursing home a decent grade in this category, with a B-. While this isn't as high as several of its other scores, it is nevertheless not a bad grade. In forming these long-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate this facility's vaccination rates. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Village at Northrise (the) - Desert Willow I Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Village at Northrise (the) - Desert Willow I, 15.42 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Village at Northrise (the) - Desert Willow I, 64.62% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Las Cruces, NM
- Overall Rating has a grade of D
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of C
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