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Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu

(866) 825-8543

2430 W Pierce St, Carlsbad, NM


  • Micro-Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu is a small, for profit, nursing home with 15 beds based in Carlsbad, NM. At last check, the facility had 7 residents indicating that it is 47% occupied which is less than average within the state of New Mexico. The provider accepts only medicare.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 91% of nursing homes in New Mexico. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu 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 lower 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 01/27/2012.
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Description of Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu in Carlsbad, NM

Number of Beds : 15

Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu, located in Carlsbad, New Mexico provides the following services: Micro-Community, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu has a very good hospital, Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (88220) in New Mexico, where Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Carlsbad Medical Center Tcu can be found here.

Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu 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.

Also, Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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Demographic Profile for Carlsbad, NM,88220


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
37.9 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

9% Below
Cost of Food
1% Above
3% Below
4% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
99 / 100
Water Quality
33 / 100
Superfund Sites
100 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes