Hilo Medical Center is a government nursing home located in Hilo, HI that houses 108 residents. Hilo Medical Center has earned the Overall Star Rating of 1 stars.
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Hilo Medical Center
Provider Number: 125002
Hilo Medical Center
1190 Waianuenue Avenue
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 974-4700
Map and Directions
Special Focus Facility? No
Continuing Care Retirement Community? Yes
Located Within a Hospital? Yes
Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Type of Ownership: Government – State
Multi Nursing Home Ownership? Yes
Health Inspections Star Rating: 1
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5
Quality Measures Star Rating: 1
RN Only Star Rating: 5
Overall Star Rating: 1
The nursing home health inspection process considers all of the important elements of a resident’s care in a nursing home. Inspectors judge each nursing home on over 180 different factors.
Special Focus Facility
A Special Focus Facility is a negative designation given to nursing homes having a recent record of persistent poor quality of care, as shown by what state or Federal inpection teams have found. Based on inspection findings from the most recent three year period, CMS designates the group of nursing homes with the worst repeated inspection results as Special Focus Facilities.
The ownership form of Hilo Medical Center is government.
Facilities may be run by private for-profit corporations, non-profit corporations, religious groups and even the government. Quality of care can vary in facilities within each of the various forms of ownership, and the type of ownership of the facility is not necessarily a determining factor the the quality of care at the facility. To really find out if the facility is is a good choice you are encouraged to check out the nursing home and also most important of all visit and tour the facility.
Nurse and Staff Statistics
Number of Residents: 108
Number of RN Hours Per Resident Per Day: 1.57
Number of LPN/LVN Hours Per Resident Per Day: 1.44
Number of CNA Hours Per Resident Per Day: 2.88
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day: 3.01
Inspections and Surveys
Health Survey Date:
Quality Indicator Survey? No
Fire Survey Date:
Sprinkler Status: fully sprinklered
Medicare certified nursing homes are required to meet over 180 regulatory standards created in order to protect nursing home residents. These requirements address a range of areas, which include proper management of patient medications, protecting nursing home residents from metal or physical abuse as well as inadequate care, to the safe storage and preparation of food and nutrition.
Fire safety officials evaluate whether a nursing home meets Life Safety Code standards enacted by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). This fire safety inspection addresses many fire protection and safety considerations, that include construction, fire protection, and operations features that were designed to offer that nursing home residents are safe from fire hazards.
When the Fire Survey for Hilo Medical Center was done, it was found that Hilo Medical Center is fully sprinklered.
Complaints and Incidents
Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home: 4
Substantiated Complaints: I
The reported incidents and complaints for Hilo Medical Center are tallied in the table above.
A complaint is a problem that has been reported by residents, their families, and nursing home staff. An incident is a problem that has been reported by the nursing home staff. Some complaints will result in an enforcement action because the facility is breaking the rules.
Civil Money Penalty Count: 2
Denial of Payment for New admission Count: 1
Total Enforcement Actions Count: 3
Number of Certified Beds: 134
Percent of Occupied Beds: 81
Total Number of Residents: 108
At Hilo Medical Center there are 108 residents staying there that are on Medicare/Medicaid. Hilo Medical Center has a total of 134 program certified beds, which is 81 of the total number of occupied beds. There are 108 residents living at Hilo Medical Center.
Some nursing homes have a combination of Medicare, Medicaid, and/or private pay beds. Certified beds represent how many Medicare and/or Medicaid beds are at the facility. Contact the facility to learn about exactly what types of beds that are available.
High-Risk Long-Stay Residents
|Percent of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores||9||9|
|Percent of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season||72||74|
|Percent of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious||19||12|
|Percent of long-stay residents who had a urinary tract infection||6||7|
|Percent of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain||10||8|
|Percent of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder||7||6|
|Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight||18||13|
|Percent of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair||8||16|
|Percent of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination||77||77|
|Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained||1||1|
|Percent of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse||20||21|
|Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased||10||19|
Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents
|Percent of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores||0||4|
|Percent of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder||65||64|
|Percent of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season||87||81|
|Percent of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain||60||45|
|Percent of short-stay residents who have delirium||3||3|
|Percent of short-stay residents who have pressure sores||9||9|
|Percent of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination||92||92|
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