Hale Malamalama is a small nursing home located in Honolulu, Hawaii. With an overall grade of A-, this is clearly a high quality nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 25 percent of all facilities in the country. This place also received very consistent grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its excellent overall grade, we awarded this facility an A for its nursing grade. Our nursing score looks at the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' 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 received a first-rate long-term care score. This actually is this nursing home's second best category score. In that category, this facility received a grade of A. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 97.560974 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This nursing home also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an impressive grade of B+. Few facilities performed better in this area. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is short-term care. In this category, we awarded this nursing home an above average grade of B. In our short-term care score, we strive to craft a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze the facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hale Malamalama Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hale Malamalama, 5.65% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hale Malamalama, 2.15% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who have sustained a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hale Malamalama, 2.54% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hale Malamalama, 8.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hale Malamalama, 7.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hale Malamalama, 1.47% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hale Malamalama, 97.19% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hale Malamalama, 11.27% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hale Malamalama, 21.75% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hale Malamalama, 21.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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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