source:Healthcare Association of Hawaii languages: English from the web page: "Long Term Care Concerns Affect Everyone.
Few families are untouched by the need to provide care for an aging family member at some time. As the baby boomer generation ages, the demand for services to meet their long term health care needs will become more pressing..."
also at Healthcare Association of Hawaii: web page: Hawaii's Nursing Facilities languages: English from the web page: "...There are 45 licensed and certified nursing facilities in Hawaii with a total of 4115 nursing facility beds, as of December 31, 2001. The VA Center on Aging has an additional 60 beds for veterans in need of long term care..."
source:Hawaii State Department of Health languages: English from the web page:"Home and community services help older adults, age 60 and older, remain active and independent. Please contact your county office on aging for more information about accessing these services..."
also at Hawaii State Department of Health: web page: Family Caregiver Support program languages: English from the web page: "The Family Caregiver Support program provides caregiver support services to enable care recipients to remain in their familiar environment. These caregiver support services are available to adult family members, or other individuals who are informal, unpaid providers of in-home and community care to older adults age 60 and older
web page: Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCO) languages: English from the web page: "The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCO) was established by federal and state statutes. The LTCO identifies, investigates, and resolves complaints that are made by, or on behalf of residents, and related to action, inaction, or decisions that may adversely affect the health, safety, welfare, and rights of residents of long term care facilities such as nursing homes, adult residential care homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term care facilities..."
languages: English from the web site: "...The UHELP Staff provides direct legal services to older individuals (60+) who are socially and economically needy. UHELP has an attorney and a paralegal and operates throughout the calendar year as a law office..."
source:Hawaii Department of Human Services languages: English from the brochure" "Aged and Disabled Waiver. The NHWW waiver program is designed for children and adults who have significant functional/medical needs and require a variety of in–home support and services.... "
Basic Long Term Care information about Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Home Health Care facilities in Hawaii.