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Avalon Care Center - Honolulu

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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1930 Kamehameha Iv Rd,
Honolulu HI 96819

89.81% estimated occupancy 1

Avalon Care Center - Honolulu is on a list of 18 nursing homes in Honolulu, Hawaii. It looks like this is a quality nursing home. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is very good rating. In fact, this facility is one of the top 50 facilities in Hawaii. This nursing home was better in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy

Awards

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Top Nursing Home in Hawaii Awards 2019

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Top Nursing Home in Hawaii Awards 2020

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Best Nursing Home in Hawaii Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

On top of receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also received an A+ short-term care grade. Short-term care grades are crucial for prospective residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our nursing grade is largely tied to a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a resident more frequently.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B

Furthermore, this nursing home also received impressive government inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in that area, with a B. Inspection grades are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. This is really what you want to see on an inspection report.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Moving on to the last area, this facility was given a decent long-term care score. Although this wasn't nearly as dominant as several of its other scores, this is truly not a major area of concern. In our long-term care category, we weigh the quantity of care offered by a facility, along with a series of quality statistics. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccines. Fortunately, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. This facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Avalon Care Center - Honolulu Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 6.4% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 0.49% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 1.04% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents with dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A+

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 0% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 0% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may indicate worse patient care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 100% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 6.86% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 21.7% of Residents

This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 0.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 21.7% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 11.06% of Patients

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Avalon Care Center - Honolulu, 74.37% of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with better rehabilitation.

Scores for Honolulu, HI

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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