State Analysis Report for New Mexico

Key metrics for nursing homes in New Mexico including change in number of homes and number of beds, nursing home staffing levels, occupancy, newest nursing homes, and more. This report is updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in New Mexico- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on May 19, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, New Mexico has a total of 68 active skilled nursing facilities with 6,507 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 2,113,344, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 324.78 persons in New Mexico. There were 5,165 residents as May 19, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 79.38 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, New Mexico has added 62 new beds and lost 62 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for New Mexico and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.66 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.21 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.68 0.87
All Staff 3.55 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in New Mexico:

COVID-19 Infections in New Mexico Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in New Mexico there were a total of 11 new cases and 11 new deaths among residents for the week ending May 19, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in New Mexico

New Mexico added 1 new skilled nursing facilities and 62 beds over the past year. Below is list of the new facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
South Valley Care Center LLC 62

New Mexico lost 1 skilled nursing facilities and 62 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
South Valley Care Center, LLC 62

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for New Mexico Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in New Mexico. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in New Mexico

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in New Mexico based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Lovington Health Care
1600 WEST AVE I
LOVINGTON, NM
12.67
Northgate Unit of Lakeview Christian Home
1905 WEST PIERCE STREET
CARLSBAD, NM
33.33
Miners Colfax Medical Center
900 SOUTH 6TH STREET
RATON, NM
38.00
Clayton Nursing and Rehab
419 HARDING STREET
CLAYTON, NM
42.67
Welbrook Senior Living, LLC
201 NELSON AVENUE
FARMINGTON, NM
44.00
San Juan Care Center
806 WEST MAPLE STREET
FARMINGTON, NM
44.67
The Nm Behavioral Health Institute at Las Vegas
3695 HOT SPRINGS BOULEVARD
LAS VEGAS, NM
50.50
Las Estancias By Pure Health
3620 LAS ESTANCIAS DR SW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
56.67
White Sands Healthcare
5715 NORTH LOVINGTON HIGHWAY
HOBBS, NM
58.67
Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque
2701 RICHMOND DRIVE NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
59.33

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in New Mexico based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Ladera Center
5901 OURAY ROAD NW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
422.33
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Sandia Ridge Center
2216 LESTER DRIVE NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
418.83
Rio Rancho Center
4210 SABANA GRANDE SE
RIO RANCHO, NM
376.50
Casa Real
1650 GALISTEO STREET
SANTA FE, NM
308.67
Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center
5123 JUAN TABO BOULEVARD NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
306.83
Casa De Oro Center
1005 LUJAN HILL ROAD
LAS CRUCES, NM
306.33
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Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
9150 MCMAHON BOULEVARD NW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
303.00
Santa Fe Care Center
635 HARKLE ROAD
SANTA FE, NM
285.83
New Mexico State Veterans Home
992 SOUTH BROADWAY
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM
285.67
Calibre Post Acute, LLC
2029 SAGECREST AVE
LAS CRUCES, NM
268.00

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Skilled Nursing Homes in New Mexico Compared to Nationwide

We have compared New Mexico nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. New Mexico performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 15.90 Higher
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.60 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 16.00 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.00 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 14.10 Higher
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.10 Lower
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 78.40 Lower
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.21 Lower
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.68 Lower
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.66 Higher
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.34 Lower
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.55 Lower
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.09 Lower
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.49 Higher
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.08 Higher
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 58.70 Higher
Registered Nurse Turnover 60.00 Higher
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.80 Higher
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.32 Lower
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.88 Lower
Number Of Fines 3.50 Higher
Fine Amount In Dollars 68,101.00 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 15.33 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6.23 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 44.99 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 1.57 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 0.86 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 3.45 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 3.40 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 97.26 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 15.00 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 84.75 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 1.40 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 15.44 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 12.55 Lower
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 8.50 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 97.06 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 71.39 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 77.41 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 21.06 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 17.93 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.73 Lower
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.75 Higher

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