GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY- SOCORRO

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Good Samaritan Society- Socorro. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY- SOCORRO
1203 HIGHWAY 60 WEST
SOCORRO, NM 87801
(575) 835-2724

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

74%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 49
  • Certified Beds: 66

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through November 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Clinically Complex". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Good Samaritan Society- Socorro. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
37.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
44.4%
Total Percent:81.5%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Less restorative nursing
18.5%
Total Percent:18.5%
 

Rating Details For Good Samaritan Society- Socorro

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours44 Minutes55 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours32 Minutes41 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 44 Minutes2 Hours and 23 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 16 Minutes1 Hour and 37 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 60 Minutes3 Hours and 60 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for New Mexico are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNew Mexico Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season89%82%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%73%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder68%52%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious29%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased17%14%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight12%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse9%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90%65%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season77%70%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain22%21%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium3%2%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 09/01/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/10/2009

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have 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.
  • Inspection Date: 05/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/13/2008

Pharmacy Service

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.
  • Inspection Date: 05/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/11/2008

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/10/2009
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2009
Use a Registered Nurse at Least 8 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2009

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 05/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/13/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/10/2009

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)05/13/2009$3,250

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Good Samaritan Society- Socorro, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/10/2009

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Good Samaritan Society- Socorro had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 08/24/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/11/2008
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2009
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/11/2010

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/11/2008

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/06/2008
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/10/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/24/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/02/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/27/2009
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2009

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/11/2008

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

No-Smoking Signs Where Oxygen is Used.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/08/2008
Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2009

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 08/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health of New Mexico - Bureau of Health Facility Licensing and Certification - Retrieved 2011