KOHALA HOSPITAL

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Kohala 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

KOHALA HOSPITAL
54-383 HOSPITAL ROAD
KAPAAU, HI 96755
(808) 889-6211

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

92%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 22
  • Certified Beds: 24

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - State
  • 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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Kailua Kona | Kula | Kealakekua

Rating Details For Kohala 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) Hours3 Hours and 23 Minutes48 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours31 Minutes36 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 38 Minutes2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours3 Hours and 54 Minutes1 Hour and 24 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours7 Hours and 32 Minutes3 Hours and 54 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 Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection2%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%7%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased8%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained11%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious3%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair44%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 12/02/2010.

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

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/02/2011

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 08/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

Hire a Qualified Dietician.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2009
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/13/2009

Quality Care

Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 08/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2008
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 08/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2008
Have Enough Nurses to Care for Every Resident in a Way That Maximizes the Resident's Well Being.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/02/2011

Resident Assessment

Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 08/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2008
Make Sure That All Needed Doctor Visits Are Made Personally by a Doctor, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 08/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2008

Resident Rights

Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 12/02/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/02/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Hawaii Department of Health - Retrieved 2011