Forty-two of Hawaii’s nursing facilities earned national recognition in the 2020 American Health Care Association (AHCA) Quality Initiative Recognition Program.
Launched in 2012 by AHCA, the Quality Initiative serves as a national effort to build upon the existing work of the long term and post-acute care profession. The Initiative aims to further improve quality of care in skilled nursing centers by challenging member facilities to meet measurable goals: reducing hospital readmissions, reducing off-label use of antipsychotics, improving customer satisfaction, and improving functional outcomes. Of the 42 AHCA Quality Initiative achievers in the state, Hawaii had 7 nursing facilities that achieved at least 1 national goal; 20 nursing facilities achieved 2 national goals; and 15 nursing facilities achieved 3 national goals.
Aloha Nursing Rehab Centre
Ann Pearl Nursing Facility
Arcadia Retirement Residence
Avalon Care Center
Clarence TC Ching Villas
Garden Isle Healthcare & Rehab
Hale Anuenue Restorative Care
Hale Ho`ola Hamakua
Hale Kupuna Heritage Home
Hale Makua Health Services
Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing
Hawaii’s nursing homes sustained their #1 rank in the nation for low antipsychotic medication use for long-stay nursing home residents. Hawaii has had a 33.2% decrease over the past eight years.
Twelve Hawaii nursing facilities participated in the 2020 AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program and all of them received the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award: