- New Mexico’s nursing home ranking inched higher over the past year, but the state still failed to gain enough momentum to receive a passing grade.
- New Mexico failed three staffing measures and barely achieved a passing grade in the fourth, showing that New Mexico nursing homes are chronically understaffed.
- One improvement over the past year was a sharp decline in severe deficiencies, as New Mexico slashed citations of abuse and neglect nearly in half.
- The percentage of nursing homes with above average health inspections increased by 10 percent.
- New Mexico nursing home care ranks at the bottom of the Rocky Mountain region for the second consecutive year.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||50.70%||F||42||45||F||38.24%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.30||F||42||43||F||2.25|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||88.73%||B||16||38||D||94.44%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||21.13%||D||32||47||F||36.11%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||45.07%||A||8||20||B||34.78%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||57.75%||D||31||31||D||48.53%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.34||F||48||31||D||0.75|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||78.50%||C||30||24||C||76.48%|