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South Valley Care Center
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1629 Bowe Ln Sw
Albuquerque, NM
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: South Valley Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 62 beds based in Albuquerque, NM. At last check, the facility had 49 residents indicating that it is 79% occupied which is about average within the state of New Mexico. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for South Valley Care Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 66% of nursing homes in New Mexico. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 2 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for South Valley Care Center with other senior care providers in New Mexico. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/11/2011.
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Description of South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque, NM

Number of Beds : 62

South Valley Care Center, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. South Valley Care Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. South Valley Care Center has a very good hospital, Lovelace Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The South Valley Care Center's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (87105) in New Mexico, where South Valley Care Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for South Valley Care Center can be found here.

South Valley Care Center is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.


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Demographic Profile for Albuquerque, NM,87105

Annual Crime
87105 Avg.
Violent Crimes 5 4
Property Crimes 5 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 15%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 77.3 / 100
Water Quality 47 / 100
Superfund Sites 20 / 100
Physicians per 100k 305.5
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 12% Below
Cost of Food 2% Above
Utilities 7% Below
Miscellaneous 1% Below
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 4.00%
Male Population 49.65%
Female Population 50.35%
Median Age 33.1 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $37,728
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Albuquerque NM
Percent Religious 53.15%
Catholic 33.81%
Other Christian 5.44%
Baptist 4.18%
All Other 9.72%
Breakdown of ethnicities in Albuquerque NM
Hispanic/Latino  76.7%
White  17.3%
Native American  4%
Black  1.2%
Multiracial  0.9%
Asian  0.3%
Other  0.1%

Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.