KAHUKU MEDICAL CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Kahuku Medical Center. 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

KAHUKU MEDICAL CENTER
56-117 PUALALEA STREET
KAHUKU, HI 96731
(808) 293-9221

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 10
  • Certified Beds: 10

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Kahuku Medical Center

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) Hours3 Hours and 32 Minutes1 Hour and 4 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours53 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours4 Hours and 48 Minutes2 Hours and 46 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours3 Hours and 32 Minutes1 Hour and 57 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours8 Hours and 20 Minutes4 Hours and 42 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

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%87%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%85%

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 03/30/2011.

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: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 03/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2009
Be Designed, Built, Equipped, or Well Kept to Protect the Health and Safety of Residents, Workers, and the Public.
  • Inspection Date: 03/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Be Designed, Built, Equipped, or Well Kept to Protect the Health and Safety of Residents, Workers, and the Public.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Be Designed, Built, Equipped, or Well Kept to Protect the Health and Safety of Residents, Workers, and the Public.
  • Inspection Date: 03/30/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 03/30/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 03/30/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 03/30/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011
Give Each Resident Enough Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration.
  • Inspection Date: 03/30/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011

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: 03/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 03/30/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011

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: 03/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Kahuku Medical Center, 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

Administration

Have a Detailed, Written Plan for Disasters and Emergencies.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/31/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/01/2009

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/31/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/01/2009

Mistreatment

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/05/2009
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.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/31/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/01/2009
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.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Resident Assessment

Provide a Final Summary of the Resident's Health Status and a Summary of the Resident's Stay, when the Resident is Ready to Leave the Nursing Home.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/09/2010

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 Kahuku Medical Center 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 03/31/2011.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2009

Electrical

Proper Power Supply for Life Support Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/28/2009

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 03/31/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/24/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Hawaii Department of Health - Retrieved 2011