Life Care Center of Hilo

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Hilo, Hawaii (HI).

Life Care Center of Hilo is a large, for-profit, nursing home with 252 beds based at 944 West Kawailani Street in Hilo, HI. The facility has 248 residents indicating 98% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 76 Medicare patients were given 4,102 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,705,303 by Medicare. 229 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $943,451 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is lower than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is much lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination at Life Care Center of Hilo.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, short-stay residents to have delirium, short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

944 West Kawailani Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Phone Number

(808) 959-9151

Geographic Coordinates

19.682831, -155.093619
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
252
Hilo Average
169
Hawaii County Average
76
Hawaii Average
88
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Hilo
98.00%
Hawaii County
95.89%
Hawaii
90.20%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
248
Hilo Average
166
Hawaii County Average
74
Hawaii Average
83
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Hilo
1 (33.33%)
Hawaii County
6 (66.67%)
Hawaii
17 (36.96%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Hilo
0 (0.00%)
Hawaii County
0 (0.00%)
Hawaii
3 (6.52%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 09/22/2006 - Health Survey
  • 09/21/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 05/20/2005 - Health Survey
  • 05/19/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/22/2003 - Health Survey
  • 08/22/2003 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.42
Hilo Average
0.85
Hawaii County Average
1.50
Hawaii Average
1.13
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.93
Hilo Average
2.17
Hawaii County Average
2.67
Hawaii Average
2.66
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.42
Hilo Average
0.59
Hawaii County Average
0.87
Hawaii Average
0.62
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.84
Hilo Average
1.44
Hawaii County Average
2.37
Hawaii Average
1.74
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Hilo
92.67%
Hawaii County
93.00%
Hawaii
93.85%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Hilo
14.67%
Hawaii County
11.20%
Hawaii
15.68%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Hilo
8.33%
Hawaii County
8.33%
Hawaii
7.22%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Hilo
4.67%
Hawaii County
2.80%
Hawaii
3.10%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Hilo
61.00%
Hawaii County
61.00%
Hawaii
64.28%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Hilo
9.00%
Hawaii County
7.00%
Hawaii
5.48%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Hilo
5.33%
Hawaii County
7.20%
Hawaii
5.26%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Hilo
79.00%
Hawaii County
80.75%
Hawaii
81.42%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Hilo
1.67%
Hawaii County
1.25%
Hawaii
1.12%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Hilo
13.00%
Hawaii County
13.00%
Hawaii
15.17%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Hilo
93.00%
Hawaii County
92.43%
Hawaii
93.03%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Hilo
4.33%
Hawaii County
3.60%
Hawaii
2.42%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Hilo
6.50%
Hawaii County
6.50%
Hawaii
2.56%
United States
2.33%

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
13.00%
Hilo
11.33%
Hawaii County
11.00%
Hawaii
10.90%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Hilo
4.00%
Hawaii County
4.40%
Hawaii
2.81%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Hilo
15.33%
Hawaii County
15.33%
Hawaii
14.64%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
8.00%
Hilo
8.33%
Hawaii County
5.60%
Hawaii
7.74%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Hilo
85.00%
Hawaii County
83.75%
Hawaii
77.59%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Hilo
29.67%
Hawaii County
28.00%
Hawaii
19.40%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
76
Hilo Average
120
Hawaii County Average
69
Hawaii Average
71
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
49
Hilo Average
97
Hawaii County Average
57
Hawaii Average
65
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
4,102
Hilo Average
4,119
Hawaii County Average
2,209
Hawaii Average
2,152
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
229
Hilo Average
1,080
Hawaii County Average
841
Hawaii Average
879
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$1,705,303
Hilo Average
$1,413,880
Hawaii County Average
$747,426
Hawaii Average
$688,316
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$416
Hilo Average
$343
Hawaii County Average
$338
Hawaii Average
$320
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$943,451
Hilo Average
$1,888,544
Hawaii County Average
$1,409,725
Hawaii Average
$860,050
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$22,438
Hilo Average
$11,815
Hawaii County Average
$10,858
Hawaii Average
$9,665
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$34,802
Hilo Average
$14,576
Hawaii County Average
$13,036
Hawaii Average
$10,616
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$4,120
Hilo Average
$1,749
Hawaii County Average
$1,676
Hawaii Average
$978
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

09/22/2006 - Environmental

09/22/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/22/2006
Date Fixed:
11/03/2006

09/22/2006 - Environmental

09/22/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Be designed, built, equipped, or well kept to protect the health and safety of residents, workers, and the public.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/22/2006
Date Fixed:
11/03/2006

09/22/2006 - Quality Care

09/22/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2006
Date Fixed:
11/03/2006

09/21/2006 - Electrical

09/21/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/21/2006
Date Fixed:
11/03/2006

05/20/2005 - Quality Care

05/20/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/20/2005 - Resident Rights

05/20/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/20/2005 - Resident Assessment

05/20/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/20/2005 - Environmental

05/20/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/20/2005 - Environmental

05/20/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Get rid of garbage properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/20/2005 - Pharmacy Service

05/20/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/20/2005 - Environmental

05/20/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/20/2005 - Environmental

05/20/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
05/20/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/19/2005 - Electrical

05/19/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
05/19/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

05/19/2005 - Building Service Equipment

05/19/2005 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
an elevator that firefighters can control in the event of a fire.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
05/19/2005
Date Fixed:
07/18/2005

08/22/2003 - Environmental

08/22/2003 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/22/2003
Date Fixed:
10/13/2003

08/22/2003 - Resident Assessment

08/22/2003 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/22/2003
Date Fixed:
10/13/2003

08/22/2003 - Resident Rights

08/22/2003 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/22/2003
Date Fixed:
10/13/2003

08/22/2003 - Resident Rights

08/22/2003 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/22/2003
Date Fixed:
10/13/2003

08/22/2003 - Quality Care

08/22/2003 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/22/2003
Date Fixed:
10/13/2003

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Last Modified

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Hilo at a Glance

Hilo has a total population of 40,759, of which 10,065 are children under the age of 18 and 6,823 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 38.6.

Total Population:
40,759
Median Age:
38.6
Males:
19,950 (48.9%)
Female:
20,809 (51.1%)
Children (0-17):
10,065 (24.7%)
Adults (18-64):
23,871 (58.6%)
Seniors (65+):
6,823 (16.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Hilo
Married:
16,758 (41.1%)
Divorced:
3,235 (7.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Hilo
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3,579 (8.78%)
White:
6,976 (17.12%)
African American:
183 (0.45%)
Asian:
15,610 (38.30%)
Pacific Islander:
5,348 (13.12%)
Indian:
137 (0.34%)
Other:
385 (0.94%)
Two or More:
12,120 (29.74%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Hilo

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
292
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
19
Rehab Centers:
7

Wealth

The median family income is $48,150 while the median household income is $39,139. Roughly 16.62% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$48,150
Household Income:
$39,139
In Poverty:
16.62%

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