HOBBS HEALTH CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Hobbs Health Care Center. 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

HOBBS HEALTH CARE CENTER
5715 NORTH LOVINGTON HIGHWAY
HOBBS, NM 88240
(575) 392-6845

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

65%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 77
  • Certified Beds: 118

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Not 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 December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". 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 Hobbs Health Care Center. 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

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-167.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-106.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-543.0%
Total Percent:56.8%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-166.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-526.6%
Total Percent:32.9%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-162.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.5%
Total Percent:6.0%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.2%
Total Percent:0.2%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Signs of depression
0.8%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
3.3%
Total Percent:4.0%
 

Rating Details For Hobbs Health Care Center

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) Hours41 Minutes1 Hour and 5 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours34 Minutes38 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 41 Minutes2 Hours and 19 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 15 Minutes1 Hour and 42 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours2 Hours and 56 Minutes4 Hours

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 Season90-100%82%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%73%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair5%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection6%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores14%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased33%14%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder43%52%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse27%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious17%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%65%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%70%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium2%2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain8%21%

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 01/28/2011.

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

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 02/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009

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: 01/28/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/22/2011
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 01/28/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/22/2011

Pharmacy Service

Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 02/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 02/12/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009

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)01/26/2011$3,575
Denial of Payment for New Admission (DPNA)01/26/2011-

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Hobbs Health Care Center, 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

Quality Care

Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/21/2008
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/21/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/21/2008

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: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/21/2008

Resident Rights

Try to Resolve Each Resident's Complaints Quickly.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/21/2008

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 Hobbs Health Care Center 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 01/26/2011.

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: 02/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/25/2011
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/25/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/03/2010
Heating and Ventilation Systems That Have Been Properly Installed According to the Manufacturer's Instructions.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/25/2011

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 02/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/31/2011

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2010
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/21/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 02/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/03/2010
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/03/2010
A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/21/2011
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/25/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 02/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009

Hazardous Area

Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/01/2010

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 02/11/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 01/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/11/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health of New Mexico - Bureau of Health Facility Licensing and Certification - Retrieved 2011