Sierra Health Care Center

 (575) 894-7855

Sierra Health Care Center is a 90-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 4 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 1 inspections since 08/17/2010.

1400 NORTH SILVER STREET, Or, NM, 87901
Summary
overall rating
4 out of 5 stars
beds90
occupancy91.1% (82 of 90)
address1400 NORTH SILVER STREET
Or, NM, 87901
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipNon profit - Corporation
resident/family council?RESIDENT
focus facility?NO
 (575) 894-7855
Ratings
Health Inspections
3 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
4 out of 5 stars
RN Only
2 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
3 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
12/08/201112/09/2011Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
08/17/201011/03/2010Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
08/17/201011/03/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
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.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
08/17/201011/03/2010Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
08/17/201011/03/2010Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
08/17/201011/03/2010Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
08/17/201011/03/2010Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
08/17/201011/03/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
08/17/201011/03/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
08/17/201011/03/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
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.
08/17/201011/03/2010Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
08/17/201011/03/2010Quality Care Deficiencies
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
08/17/201011/03/2010Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.