Background Information on Calibre Post Acute, LLC, a Las Cruces Nursing Home
Calibre Post Acute Nursing Home, formerly known as Sagecrest Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, is a for-profit nursing home located in Doña Ana County, New Mexico. The facility can be found at 2029 Sagecrest Avenue in Las Cruces. The legal entity for the facility is Calibre Post Acute, LLC.
The skilled nursing facility hosts 120 beds and accepts Medicare and Medicaid.
As of this post, Medicare has given the facility an overall rating of one out of five stars on their Care Compare website. This “much below average” rating of Caliber Post Acute is due to the facility’s poor performance on health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. For example, Calibre Post Acute received 37 health citations during their most recent health inspections. The average number of health citations in facilities across the U.S. is 8.2. Furthermore, residents only receive 9 minutes of care from a registered nurse per day, whereas the national average is 41 minutes per day. Calibre Post Acute nursing home also has a total nursing staff turnover percentage of 73.5%.
Deficiencies at Calibre Post Acute Nursing Home for Resident Care Violations
During an interview conducted at the facility, it was determined that staff had failed to honor a resident’s DNR (Do Not Resuscitate order). Upon further review, it was determined that staff did not know each resident’s code status.
September 17, 2021, Inspection Citation at Calibre Post Acute, LLC.
Based on record review, it was determined that the facility failed to report incidents to the state survey agency within 24 hours and failed to provide follow-up reports to the agency within 5 days.
Incidents of abuse and neglect that were not properly reported by the facility:
- Resident #1 was found face down on the floor with their left arm stuck in the bed rail. Resident #1’s fall was not reported to the state agency until a month after the incident.
- Resident #2 was found deceased on the floor of their room. While the resident’s family, the police, and the Office of the Medical Investigator were promptly notified, the state agency did not receive the follow-up report concerning the incident until a month later.
- Resident #3’s controlled drug dose was given to Resident #4 without their knowledge. The facility did not report this incident to the state agency.
June 24, 2021, Inspection Deficiencies at Calibre Post Acute Nursing Home
This inspection at Calibre Post Acute, LLC found multiple resident care violations.
- Resident #16 had a choking incident on June 19th, 2021, and was not medically assessed until June 22nd, 2021.
- Resident #250 hit his foot on his bedside table which resulted in an open wound. A janitor came to his aid and put ointment and a band-aid on the wound. According to the facility’s administrator, non-licensed medical staff should not provide medical care to residents.
- Resident #40 suffered a fall from her wheelchair resulting in a skin tear. Record review showed that Resident #40’s care plan was not updated to include fall prevention methods.
- Resident #49 developed an antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infection at the facility. The resident was put on IV antibiotics. When inspectors interviewed Resident #49, he stated that he had not been told by staff what infection he had.
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