Kau Hospital

(888) 268-0517

1 Kamani St, Pahala, HI

Kau Hospital
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1 Kamani St
Pahala
HI
96777
USA
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1 Kamani St
Pahala, HI
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Kau Hospital is a small, for profit, nursing home with 16 beds based in Pahala, HI. At last check, the facility had 15 residents indicating that it is 94% occupied which is about average within the state of Hawaii. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Kau Hospital, was 5 stars. Only 28% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Hawaii.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Kau 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 higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/24/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Kau Hospital in Pahala, HI

Number of Beds : 16

Kau Hospital, located in Pahala, Hawaii provides the following services: Micro-Community, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Kau Hospital has an average user review rating of 5 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (96777) in Hawaii, where Kau Hospital is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Kau Hospital can be found here.

Kau 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, Kau Hospital 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, Kau Hospital is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Kau 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.

Amenities

Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • For more information about Kau Hospital call (888) 268-0517 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Pahala, HI,96777

    Annual Crime
    96777 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 3 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 33%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 87 / 100
    Water Quality 77 / 100
    Superfund Sites 99 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 185.3
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 14% Above
    Cost of Food 55% Above
    Utilities 33% Above
    Miscellaneous 19% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 1.58%
    People
    Male Population 50.52%
    Female Population 49.48%
    Median Age 38.3 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $40,003
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Pahala HI
    Percent Religious 38.32%
    Catholic 21.25%
    LDS 5.01%
    Other Christian 4.40%
    Pentecostal 4.34%
    All Other 3.31%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Pahala HI
    Asian  44.4%
    Multiracial  27.7%
    White  11.1%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  10.2%
    Hispanic/Latino  5.9%
    Other  0.4%
    Black  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.

    Nearby Drug Stores

    Kau Community Pharmacy, Inc.

    96 1115 Kamani Street
    Distance: 3.6 miles
    (808) 928-6252

    Longs Drug Stores California Llc

    96 3163 Pikake St
    Distance: 3.6 miles
    (808) 928-6252
    Nearby Parks

    Pahala Park and Community Center

    Pāhala, HI
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    Pepeiao Cabin

    P?hala, HI
    Distance: 8.6 miles
    Services

  • Micro-Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No