Hale Malamalama is a small nursing home located in Honolulu, Hawaii. With an overall grade of B+, this is a strong nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the nation. This nursing home also received consistently good grades in each of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
6163 Summer Street,
Honolulu HI 96821
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing grade. We assessed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses worked with patients, in calculating our rating in this category. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given a favorable long-term care score. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this category. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 97.58064 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this facility, we awarded them one of our higher grades in our short-term care category as well, with a B+. In determining these short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Finishing off its excellent profile, this facility also performed well in our inspection category. In fact, we gave it a grade of B+ for that category. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hale Malamalama Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hale Malamalama, 5.33% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hale Malamalama, 2.13% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care. More supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hale Malamalama, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to poor nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hale Malamalama, 9.16% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hale Malamalama, 7.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hale Malamalama, 1.5% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hale Malamalama, 97.18% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hale Malamalama, 11.05% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hale Malamalama, 19.95% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hale Malamalama, 19.95 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Scores for Honolulu, HI
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A
- 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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