PALOLO CHINESE HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Palolo Chinese Home. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

PALOLO CHINESE HOME
2459 10TH AVENUE
HONOLULU, HI 96816
(808) 737-2555

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

Not Available

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 59
  • Certified Beds: 43

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Nearby Cities:

Kaneohe | Pearl City | Ewa Beach

Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Palolo Chinese Home. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1610.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-1056.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-515.8%
Total Percent:83.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-107.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.3%
Total Percent:10.3%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-104.0%
Total Percent:4.0%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 6-102.8%
Total Percent:2.8%
 

Rating Details For Palolo Chinese Home

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours1 Hour and 17 Minutes1 Hour and 7 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours8 Minutes40 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 24 Minutes2 Hours and 28 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 25 Minutes1 Hour and 46 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 50 Minutes4 Hours and 14 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Hawaii are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityHawaii Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season84%93%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination85%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight9%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse30%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection11%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious12%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder4%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder67%63%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased20%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%3%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination86%85%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season87%87%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain3%18%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%10%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 06/16/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Set Up or Keep a Group of People to Review and Ensure Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Train All Employees on What to Do in an Emergency.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Be Designed, Built, Equipped, or Well Kept to Protect the Health and Safety of Residents, Workers, and the Public.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/22/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010
Be Designed, Built, Equipped, or Well Kept to Protect the Health and Safety of Residents, Workers, and the Public.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/22/2009
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Quality Care

Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Give the Right Treatment and Services to Residents Who Have Mental or Social Problems Adjusting.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Have Enough Nurses to Care for Every Resident in a Way That Maximizes the Resident's Well Being.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008

Resident Rights

Tell Each Resident Who Can Get Medicaid Benefits About 1) Which Items and Services Medicaid Covers and Which the Resident Must Pay For; or 2) How to Apply for Medicaid, Along with the Names and Addresses of State Groups That Can Help.
  • Inspection Date: 04/11/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Palolo Chinese Home, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Quality Care

Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Palolo Chinese Home had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 06/15/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2008

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/04/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Hawaii Department of Health - Retrieved 2011