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Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital
(866) 870-8878
4800 Kawaihau Rd
Kapaa, HI
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  • Nursing Home

Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 66 beds based in Kapaa, HI. At last check, the facility had 55 residents indicating that it is 83% 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 is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 71% of nursing homes in Hawaii. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital 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 07/27/2012.
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Description of Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital in Kapaa, HI

Number of Beds : 66

Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, located in Kapaa, Hawaii provides the following services: Skilled Nursing Facility and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital has a very good hospital, Wilcox Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital's nearest hospital is 8 miles away. The zipcode (96746) in Hawaii, where Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital can be found here.

Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital 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, Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.



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    Demographic Profile for Kapaa, HI,96746

    Annual Crime
    96746 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 49%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 87 / 100
    Water Quality 50 / 100
    Superfund Sites 98 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 213.8
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 54% Above
    Cost of Food 52% Above
    Utilities 34% Above
    Miscellaneous 20% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 5.98%
    Male Population 50.01%
    Female Population 49.99%
    Median Age 38.4 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $55,190
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Kapaa HI
    Percent Religious 50.41%
    Catholic 34.29%
    Other Christian 6.57%
    LDS 4.79%
    All Other 4.76%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Kapaa HI
    White  29.7%
    Asian  28.9%
    Multiracial  22.8%
    Hispanic/Latino  9%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  8.7%
    Black  0.4%
    Other  0.2%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.