Kohala Home Health Care works closely with the hospital, physician, patient, family and insurance company to create a comprehensive plan of care to support patients and their families in the home. At-home health care can greatly benefit patients and their families by eliminating the anxiety and costs of prolonged hospitalization.  Being able to maintain health in a home setting can bring peace of mind with a focus on daily healthy living and overall well being. 

Kohala Home Health Care’s services include:

Home Health Aides

Certified home health aides, working under the supervision of registered nurses, are trained to provide assistance in:

  • Bathing
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Dressing
  • Light housekeeping
  • Personal grooming
  • Prescribed exercise
  • Other treatments as directed

Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapy

Licensed therapists provide rehabilitation programs for home independence.  Various rehab services include:

  • Falls prevention
  • Functional daily living skills
  • Home safety evaluation
  • Improve strength and endurance
  • Therapy for speech and swallowing

Professional Skilled Nursing Care

Registered nurses, working under a physician’s orders, provide care and instruction to patients and their families for daily health care maintenance.  Services include but are not limited to:

  • Diabetic care and instruction
  • Dressing changes and instruction
  • Injections
  • IV therapy
  • Maintenance of urinary catheters
  • Ostomy care
  • Venipuncture

Social Services

Social services are provided by licensed medical social workers, which include:

  • Coping skills for social, emotional or financial issues
  • Coordination of community resources for care
  • Grief counseling