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DOH Closes, Fines Illegal Adult Care Home Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOH Closes, Fines Illegal Adult Care Home

The Grateful ARCH in Honolulu must pay $249,000.

COVID-19 Cases At Care Homes Are ‘Worse Than We Imagined’ Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Cases At Care Homes Are ‘Worse Than We Imagined’

The number of people affected by COVID-19 in long term care settings has quadrupled in less than a month.

Another Resident Of Hawaii’s Largest Nursing Facility Contracts COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Another Resident Of Hawaii’s Largest Nursing Facility Contracts COVID-19

A dozen residents of Hale Nani have been infected so far, along with six staff members.

Another Round Of COVID-19 Testing Finds Another Case At Hale Nani Courtesy Scott Miscovich

Another Round Of COVID-19 Testing Finds Another Case At Hale Nani

The string of cases related to Oahu’s largest nursing facility totals 16.

Key Lawmakers Are Trying To Water Down Inspection Rules For Elder Care Homes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Key Lawmakers Are Trying To Water Down Inspection Rules For Elder Care Homes

House and Senate bills would undercut a new law that requires unannounced state inspections of care homes by making those optional.

Care Home Audit Demands Swift Action From Ige Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Care Home Audit Demands Swift Action From Ige

It’s long past time for Gov. David Ige to insist on changes and improvement within the Department of Health’s care home regulatory branch.

Audit: Licensing Process For Adult Care Homes Is Seriously Flawed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Audit: Licensing Process For Adult Care Homes Is Seriously Flawed

The state agency overseeing adult care homes says it is improving its practices and there is no risk to the health or safety of the patients.

Advocates For Elderly Sue State Over Inspections Of Care Homes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Advocates For Elderly Sue State Over Inspections Of Care Homes

Kokua Council says the state health department has failed to meet a legal requirement to post inspections online and is unlawfully redacting information.

September 2015

Thursday, September 24

Are Hawaii Nursing Home Clients Coerced Into Arbitration Agreements?

Sunday, September 13

Against the Law: State Stops Posting Care Home Inspection Reports Online

Thursday, September 3

Inside an Elderly Care Home: Kaneohe Couple Demonstrates Comfort Care

August 2015

Wednesday, August 12

Advance Warning: Should Care Homes Know When Inspectors Are Coming?

July 2015

Tuesday, July 21

Health Beat: Hawaii Fails the Elderly When It Cuts Long-Term Care Services

May 2015

Thursday, May 28

Not All Warm and Fuzzy: Care Home Bill Would Have Forced Out a Patient

Friday, May 1

Care Home Bill Fails to Advance Despite Pleas

April 2015

Tuesday, April 28

Health Officials Concerned About Side Effects of Care Home Bill

March 2015

Wednesday, March 11

Health Department Starts Posting More Care Home Inspections Online

Friday, March 6

Lawmakers Reluctant to Pass Care Home Bills that Cost State Money

Wednesday, March 4

Health Department Scraps Request to Delay Posting Inspection Reports

Health Beat: Hawaii’s Nursing Homes — When the Best Is Far From Enough

February 2015

Wednesday, February 25

Nursing Home Care in Hawaii the Best in the Nation?

Wednesday, February 18

How Much Care Home Information Should Be on State Website?

Tuesday, February 17

Care Home Industry Uses Love Story (Again) to Loosen Hawaii Laws

Monday, February 9

Inspection Reports for Some Hawaii Care Homes to Be Posted Online

Thursday, February 5

Ige Backpedals On Posting Care-Home Inspection Reports Online

January 2015

Friday, January 16

Health Department Flouts Law Calling for Online Access to Care Home Reports