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.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- 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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Top Nursing Home in Hawaii Awards 2019
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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.
This nursing home also performed well in inspections. It earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. It received one of our highest grades in that area with an B+. Few facilities with an overall grade in this range performed this well in multiple categories. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This facility was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given a favorable short-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our better scores in that area with a score of B+. In our short-term care assessment, we strive to create a sound gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at a nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was long-term care, where this facility received a B+. This topped off a very impressive report card. Not many facilities earned a B+ or better in each of our categories. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 95.2381 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, 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.
Hale Malamalama Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hale Malamalama, 4.92% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hale Malamalama, 0.79% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hale Malamalama, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients that have experienced UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hale Malamalama, 13.93% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hale Malamalama, 11.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hale Malamalama, 0% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents demonstrating signs of depression. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hale Malamalama, 94.76% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hale Malamalama, 7.14% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hale Malamalama, 12.28% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Hale Malamalama, 0 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hale Malamalama, 12.28% of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term 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 A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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