KAUAI VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. 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

KAUAI VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
4643 WAIMEA CANYON RD
WAIMEA, HI 96796
(808) 338-9431

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Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 20
  • Certified Beds: 20

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - State
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital

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) Hours19 Minutes1 Hour and 3 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 21 Minutes43 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 56 Minutes2 Hours and 34 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 40 Minutes1 Hour and 45 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 36 Minutes4 Hours and 20 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 Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%93%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder42%63%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased5%11%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection-6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious4%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-9%

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 09/03/2010.

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

Train All Employees on What to Do in an Emergency.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2010

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2010

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2008
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2009
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2010
Give the Right Treatment and Services to Residents Who Have Mental or Social Problems Adjusting.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2010

Resident Assessment

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: 06/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 06/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2008

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: 06/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2008
Provide Enough Notice Before Discharging or Transferring a Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 05/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/20/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Hawaii Department of Health - Retrieved 2011