Sierra Health Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
NM State Average: 3
U.S. Average: 6
NM Deficiencies Range: 1–8
Complaints & Incidents: 2
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

August 16, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
9/20/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/20/2013

July 27, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
10/22/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Low
Few
10/22/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Very Low
Some
10/22/2012

May 18, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
6/17/2011
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Some
6/17/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
6/17/2011

March 27, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Few
7/2/2013
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
7/2/2013

December 08, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
12/9/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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