Mescalero Care Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Mescalero, New Mexico (NM).

Mescalero Care Center is a small, non-profit, nursing home with 40 beds based at 454 Lipan Avenue in Mescalero, NM. The facility has 37 residents indicating 93% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 16 Medicare patients were given 444 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $114,548 by Medicare. 44 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $21,603 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is much higher than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to be physically restrained and long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious at Mescalero Care Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to lose too much weight.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Other

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

454 Lipan Avenue
Mescalero, NM 88340

Phone Number

(505) 464-4802

Geographic Coordinates

33.15734, -105.772378
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
40
Otero County Average
82
New Mexico Average
95
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Otero County
75.67%
New Mexico
85.06%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
37
Otero County Average
60
New Mexico Average
83
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Otero County
0 (0.00%)
New Mexico
5 (6.94%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Otero County
0 (0.00%)
New Mexico
6 (8.33%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 10/06/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/03/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/20/2005 - Health Survey
  • 10/18/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/17/2004 - Health Survey
  • 11/16/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.62
Otero County Average
0.71
New Mexico Average
0.67
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.51
Otero County Average
2.45
New Mexico Average
2.32
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.77
Otero County Average
0.54
New Mexico Average
0.56
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.39
Otero County Average
1.25
New Mexico Average
1.23
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Otero County
80.67%
New Mexico
83.55%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
16.00%
Otero County
9.67%
New Mexico
16.32%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Otero County
4.67%
New Mexico
7.76%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Otero County
3.00%
New Mexico
2.44%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Otero County
13.33%
New Mexico
8.76%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
18.00%
Otero County
18.33%
New Mexico
59.05%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Otero County
5.00%
New Mexico
6.02%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
21.00%
Otero County
13.33%
New Mexico
11.97%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Otero County
4.33%
New Mexico
5.49%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Otero County
9.33%
New Mexico
8.85%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
16
Otero County Average
109
New Mexico Average
98
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
16
Otero County Average
96
New Mexico Average
88
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
444
Otero County Average
2,617
New Mexico Average
3,195
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
44
Otero County Average
70
New Mexico Average
172
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$114,548
Otero County Average
$813,185
New Mexico Average
$865,272
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$258
Otero County Average
$311
New Mexico Average
$271
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$21,603
Otero County Average
$68,290
New Mexico Average
$153,872
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$7,159
Otero County Average
$7,460
New Mexico Average
$8,857
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$7,159
Otero County Average
$8,441
New Mexico Average
$9,889
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$491
Otero County Average
$976
New Mexico Average
$893
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

10/06/2006 - Administration

10/06/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills to be able to care for residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/06/2006 - Quality Care

10/06/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/06/2006 - Quality Care

10/06/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/06/2006 - Resident Rights

10/06/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/06/2006 - Resident Rights

10/06/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/06/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/03/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

10/03/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/03/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/03/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

10/03/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/03/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/03/2006 - Electrical

10/03/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/03/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/03/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

10/03/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transport of oxygen.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/03/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/03/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations

10/03/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/03/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/03/2006 - Building Service Equipment

10/03/2006 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/03/2006
Date Fixed:
11/05/2006

10/20/2005 - Resident Assessment

10/20/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/20/2005
Date Fixed:
12/12/2005

10/20/2005 - Pharmacy Service

10/20/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/20/2005
Date Fixed:
12/12/2005

10/20/2005 - Environmental

10/20/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/20/2005
Date Fixed:
12/12/2005

10/20/2005 - Resident Assessment

10/20/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/20/2005
Date Fixed:
12/12/2005

10/20/2005 - Quality Care

10/20/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/20/2005
Date Fixed:
12/12/2005

10/18/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

10/18/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

10/18/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Hazardous Area

10/18/2005 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems

10/18/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

10/18/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

10/18/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
portable fire extinguishers.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Building Service Equipment

10/18/2005 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations

10/18/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

10/18/2005 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
no-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

10/18/2005 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transport of oxygen.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Electrical

10/18/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Electrical

10/18/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

10/18/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems

10/18/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/18/2005
Date Fixed:
12/05/2005

11/17/2004 - Quality Care

11/17/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/17/2004 - Resident Assessment

11/17/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Provide a final summary of the resident's health status and a summary of the resident's stay, when the resident is ready to leave the nursing home.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/17/2004 - Quality Care

11/17/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/17/2004 - Mistreatment

11/17/2004 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/17/2004 - Resident Rights

11/17/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/17/2004 - Pharmacy Service

11/17/2004 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/17/2004 - Pharmacy Service

11/17/2004 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/17/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/16/2004 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

11/16/2004 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
05/04/2005

11/16/2004 - Hazardous Area

11/16/2004 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/16/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors

11/16/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
05/04/2005

11/16/2004 - Electrical

11/16/2004 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
12/17/2005

11/16/2004 - Fire Alarm Systems

11/16/2004 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/16/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

11/16/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/16/2004 - Electrical

11/16/2004 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/16/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

11/16/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transport of oxygen.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/16/2004 - Building Service Equipment

11/16/2004 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

11/16/2004 - Building Service Equipment

11/16/2004 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/16/2004
Date Fixed:
01/10/2005

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Nearby Nursing Homes

  1. Nursing Home
    Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare
    Located 18.86 miles away in Alamogordo at 3101 North Florida Avenue.
  2. Nursing Home
    Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center
    Located 20.74 miles away in Alamogordo at 205 Moonglow Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 2 homes within 25 miles of this provider.

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Mescalero at a Glance

Mescalero has a total population of 1,233, of which 474 are children under the age of 18 and 55 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 24.7.

Total Population:
1,233
Median Age:
24.7
Males:
597 (48.4%)
Female:
636 (51.6%)
Children (0-17):
474 (38.4%)
Adults (18-64):
704 (57.1%)
Seniors (65+):
55 (4.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Mescalero
Married:
316 (25.6%)
Divorced:
109 (8.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Mescalero
Hispanic Ethnicity:
107 (8.68%)
White:
50 (4.06%)
African American:
2 (0.16%)
Asian:
1 (0.08%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.08%)
Indian:
1,117 (90.59%)
Other:
28 (2.27%)
Two or More:
34 (2.76%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Mescalero

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
13
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $22,969 while the median household income is $22,353. Roughly 37.06% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$22,969
Household Income:
$22,353
In Poverty:
37.06%

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