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Kuakini Geriatric Care

(866) 827-1020

347 N Kuakini St, Honolulu, HI


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Alzheimer's Care

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Kuakini Geriatric Care
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Kuakini Geriatric Care is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 187 beds based in Honolulu, HI. At last check, the facility had 164 residents indicating that it is 88% occupied which is about average within the state of Hawaii. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Kuakini Geriatric Care, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 92% of nursing homes in Hawaii. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 3 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Kuakini Geriatric Care with other senior care providers in Hawaii. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 11/29/2011.
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Description of Kuakini Geriatric Care in Honolulu, HI

Number of Beds : 187

Kuakini Geriatric Care, located in Honolulu, Hawaii provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Alzheimer's Care. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Kuakini Geriatric Care has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Kuakini Geriatric Care has a very good hospital, The Queens Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 94 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Kuakini Geriatric Care's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Kuakini Geriatric Care can be found here.

Kuakini Geriatric Care is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Kuakini Geriatric Care is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Kuakini Geriatric Care facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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