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DOH, AG investigators execute seek warrant at suspected unlicensed care house

Posted on Jul 15, 2022 in Newsroom

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Division of Well being’s Place of business of Well being Care Assurance (OHCA) and the Division of the Legal professional Common carried out a seek warrant at a suspected unlicensed grownup residential care house in Pearl Town.

“We can proceed competitive enforcement to make sure that all Hawaiʻi citizens obtain protected, dignified care,” mentioned Keith Ridley, OHCA leader. “We thank our regulation enforcement companions for taking steps to give protection to people in care properties.”

After receiving stories that house owners have been working an unlicensed care house, OHCA inspectors tried to check out the place of dwelling, however have been denied access. OHCA therefore received a seek warrant.

An grownup residential care house and expanded grownup residential care house are outlined as any facility that gives 24-hour residing lodging for a rate to adults unrelated to the circle of relatives that operates it and calls for no less than minimum help within the actions of day-to-day residing, non-public care services and products, coverage, and well being care services and products, however does no longer want the pro well being services and products supplied in an intermediate, professional nursing, or acute care facility. People who perform unlicensed care properties are topic to administrative consequences.

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