Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home is a sixty-six bed dually licensed facility approved by the State of New Mexico and certified by both Medicare and Medicaid. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, appropriate post-hospital medical and rehabilitative care for patients who have experienced trauma or severe illness, or residential care to those who are no longer able to live on their own or need care beyond that which can be provided by family members.
Through carefully planned rehabilitation, patients can recover or increase their ability to perform activities of daily living. This may involve relearning language or speech, regaining motor skills, coordination and memory, or recovering strength and stamina through good nutrition and exercise. For some patients, rehabilitation may also include the adoption of compensatory skills that will allow them to function more independently on their own.
The disciplines on our professional team along with the patient/resident/family plan the care to meet the unique needs of each patient or resident. The nursing staff provides a comprehensive patient assessment, establishes therapeutic goals, monitors patient progress and provides wound care and patient education on medications and disease processes. A registered clinical dietician evaluates and recommends appropriate nutrition.
The rehab team includes Physical and Occupational Therapists and a Speech Language Pathologist. Their services are:
- Motor skill development
- Eye-hand coordination
- Endurance & strength training
- Correct positioning
- Ambulation and gait training
- Balance training
- Pain Management
- Restoration of daily self care tasks
- Upper extremity rehabilitation
- Energy conservation
- Adaptive/compensatory strategies and equipment
- Custom splinting
- Feeding evaluations
- Wheelchair evaluations
- Home safety evaluations
Speech Language Pathology
- Dysphasia reduction
- Swallowing evaluation
- Functional articulation
- Monitoring of oral intake
- Audiology/hearing evaluations
- Augmentative communication devices
- Vital stim therapy
- Cognitive rehabilitation
The referral process may be initiated by your physician, a Case Manager or family member. To inquire about placement, please contact the Admission Coordinator at 546-6965 or 546-1320.