State Licensing for Senior Communities and Care Services in Hawaii

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State of Hawaii-Department of Health
Office of Health Care Assurance
601 Kamokila Blvd, Room 361
Kapolei, Hawaii  96707
(808) 692-7400

Hawaii Aging & Disability Resource Center

Types of Housing/Care Search Definitions
Adult Day Health Care Adult Day Care Adult Day Health Care involves an organized day program of therapeutic, social, and health services. These services are provided to adults with physical or mental impairments, or both, which require nursing overnight care for the purpose of restoring or maintaining, to the fullest extent possible, their capacity for remaining in the community.
Adult Residential Care Homes Care Homes Adult Residential Care Homes are facilities that provide twenty-four hour living accommodations, for a fee, to adults unrelated to the family, who require at least minimal assistance in the activities of daily living, but who do not need the 24 hour services of an intermediate care facility. This does not include facilities operated by the federal government.
Affordable Senior Housing Affordable Senior Housing HUD 202 Program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program.
Assisted Living Facilitites Assisted Living Assisted Living Facilities provide a combination of housing, meal services, health care services, and personalized supportive services designed to respond to seniors’ individual needs.
Expanded Adult Residential Care Homes Care Homes An Expanded Adult Residential Care Home is an adult or senior residential facility licensed to admit residents who require 24 hour assistance with the normal activities of daily living and/or may require skilled nursing services
Home Health Agency Home Care A Home Health Agency is a public or proprietary agency, a private nonprofit organization, or a subdivision of such agency or organization which is primarily engaged in providing direct or indirect skilled nursing services and other therapeutic services under a physician’s direction to homebound patients on a part-time or intermittent basis (in a place used as the individual’s home).
Hospice Hospice Hospice Care is a program focusing on providing terminally ill patients and their families with palliative care and social, spiritual, and counseling services.
Skilled Nursing Facilities Nursing Skilled Nursing Facilities provide skilled nursing and related services to elderly or disabled patients whose primary need is for twenty-four hours of skilled nursing care on an extended basis and regular rehabilitation services.

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