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Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare
3101 North Florida Avenue, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Based on 52 reviews
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Services and Housing OptionsNursing Home, Respite, Rehabilitation
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Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare DescriptionThe Good Samaritan Society is dedicated to offering a superior level of quality service, warmhearted care and extensive amenities to ensure our residents experience an effortless, rewarding lifestyle tailored specifically for them. We are delighted to be a beacon of service for Otero county and the communities beyond. Our passionate, experienced team is devoted to enriching your life and providing you with joyous moments that look after all aspects of who you are - physical, mental and spiritual. The Good Samaritan Society is devoted to offering the highest caliber of service, tenderhearted support and a wealth of amenities so that our residents can experience an effortless, rewarding lifestyle crafted around their individual needs.
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ServicesThe Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare offers a wide variety of services, including rehabilitation therapy, inpatient and outpatient rehab, caregiver support, respite care and long-term care. Their individualized programs are tailored to meet the needs of each patient while caregivers receive specialized training to provide optimal care. Long-term care is available for those needing more intensive assistance over an extended period of time. They strive to provide quality support and care for all who need it.
Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesThis nursing community has been given an overall rating of 2 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 2 stars on its health inspection, 2 stars on its quality measures rating, and 3 stars on its staffing rating. Within the quality measure rating, each facility is given a short-stay rating and a long-stay rating. This facility received a 3-star short-stay rating and a 2-star long-stay rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 01/31/92 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a large-sized nursing community with 90 nursing beds. Currently, there are 45 residents within the nursing community. Be advised these resident occupancy numbers are not always up to date and are collected from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services website periodically.
Alerts from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesThis facility has been given 1 fine by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for a total of $132,892.50. The facility has also had 19 substantiated complaints reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation. The facility has had 3 facility incidents reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.
Overall RatingsThe Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare nursing home has received an overall 2-star rating, placing it in the bottom 40% of facilities based on overall ratings and below the state average. This rating is the second lowest possible, reflecting its position among similarly evaluated facilities. This nursing home also earned a 2-star health inspection rating, a disappointing ranking that situates it in the lower 40% bracket when compared with other facilities' health inspection ratings, again lower than the state average. Furthermore, Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare nursing service's quality is rated 2 stars, putting it in the bottom 20% of facilities in terms of this quality metric, lower once again than the state average.
Staff RatingsGood Samaritan Society Betty Dare, a nursing home, achieves commendable staffing ratios in terms of nursing aid, RN, and licensed staffing hours per resident per day. Being in the top half of facilities, it offers 2.21 nursing aid staffing hours per resident per day, surpassing the state average of 2.2 hours. It also falls in the top 40% of facilities for RN staffing hours, providing 0.71 hours, more than the state standard of 0.62 hours. Additionally, it stays superior in the licensed staffing hours per resident per day, standing in the top half with 1.5 hours, compared to the state's 1.28 hours. However, the nursing home shows a lower presence in LPN and physical therapist staffing ratios. Being in the bottom half of facilities, it gives 0.8 LPN staffing hours, yet it still goes beyond the state's 0.67 hours. Concerning physical therapist staffing, it is in the bottom 40% of facilities, offering 0.04 hours, which is less than the state's average of 0.08 hours.
Covid DataThe Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare Nursing Home has vaccination rates that significantly lag behind state averages, both for residents and for staff. The nursing facility's resident vaccination rate is a mere 5.9%, placing it within the bottom 10% of facilities for this metric. This figure is vastly lower than the state average resident vaccination rate of 60.2%. Similarly, the nursing home's staff vaccination rate is only 4.8%, locating it in the bottom 30% of facilities in this category. Again, this is drastically under the state average staff vaccination rate, which stands at 40.8%, pointing to a serious shortfall in the nursing home's vaccination policy.
Quality MeasuresThe Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare nursing home's quality of care raises considerable concern, evidenced by its 2-star quality measure rating, one of the lowest possible ratings. Notably problematic is its ranking in the bottom 10% of facilities for the percentage of residents whose independent mobility has declined, with an unsettling 25.87% experiencing such deterioration, significantly above the state average of 15.69%. The facility also struggles with the safety of its residents, being placed in the bottom 20% of facilities with regard to incidents of major falls. It recorded 6.02% of its residents suffering one or more falls with major injury, again surpassing the state's figure of 3.53%. Furthermore, Betty Dare ranks in the bottom 10% of institutions where residents' mobility worsened and in the bottom 30% regarding the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumococcus — only 90.96% received the vaccine, a concerning figure when compared to the state average of 97.3%. However, it is notable that it falls in the top 20% of facilities where residents show no depressive symptoms, recording a 0.0% figure, contrasted with a state average of 3.3%.
Emergency and Hospitalization Quality MeasuresThe Good Samaritan Society Betty Dare nursing facility is among the top 20% of nursing homes in terms of hospitalizations per 1000 days. With a rate of 0.95, it is substantially lower than the state's average of 1.61. However, when it comes to outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 days, the nursing home falls into the bottom 10% of facilities. It has a record of 3.0 visits, which is significantly higher than the state's average of 1.77. Similarly, it ranks in the bottom 10% for the percentage of short-stay residents who made outpatient emergency department visits, standing at 30.3% compared to the state average of 16.36%. Additionally, the facility is in the bottom 40% concerning the percentage of short-stay residents rehospitalized after a nursing home admission, recording a rate of 25.89%, higher than the state average of 19.28%. These figures suggest areas for potential improvement.
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The staff at Betty Dare has been amazing! My Mom Maria is there for skilled nursing rehabilitation and they take very Great care of her. She get Occupational therapy and physical therapy every day, which the goal is to help her to get her strength back to come back home. I have nothing bad to say about the employees. My mom speaks highly of the Medical team that attend her every single day and tells me how wonderful they are to her.
Health and Fire Safety Deficiencies
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid report report health and fire safety deficiencies. Some of these deficiencies are more severe than others. The following table shows different levels of severity.
|Severity of Deficiency||Isolated||Pattern||Widespread|
|Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety||J||K||L|
|Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy||G||H||I|
|No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy||D||E||F|
|No actual harm with potential for minimal harm||A||B||C|
Fire Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2022-10-11||2022-12-23||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Address patient/client population and determine types of services needed.|
|2022-10-11||2022-12-23||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Provide a means of sharing information on occupancy/needs.|
|2022-10-11||2022-12-23||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.|
|2021-09-22||2021-09-24||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Establish emergency prep training and testing.|
|2021-09-22||2021-12-05||E||Egress Deficiencies||Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.|
|2021-09-22||2021-10-24||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2021-09-22||2021-10-21||C||Miscellaneous Deficiencies||Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.|
|2021-09-22||2021-11-18||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.|
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