Our team works hand in hand with each resident, their family members, and their personal health care providers, to develop a customized program for their care. Our “ever present” 24/7 staff even do regular monitoring of our residents during the night as they sleep. Our focus is always on the overall health and well-being of each of our residents.
The Administrative Team
Our Administrative team is made up of great people who maintain and demand the highest quality of care for our residents.
Our Consultants / Advisors
Dr. Satoru Izutsu, PhD
Emeritus Professor for Public Health, he is a licensed Psychologist, and Occupational Therapist. Dr. Izutsu serves as our Administrative Consultant/Advisor. He is a graduate of Mid-Pacific Institute, University of Hawai’i, Columbia University, and Case-Western Reserve. Formally, Vice Dean at the John A. Burns School of Medicine since 1989. Other positions include: Superintendent of Waimano Training School and Hospital, and Executive Director of the Regional Medical Program for Hawai’i, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, American Samoa, and Guam. He retired after serving 30 years in the U.S. Army as a Colonel. One of many interests include a tea practitioner with the Urasenke School of Tea Ceremony.
Dr. Michael Nagoshi, MD
He is our Medical Director and serves as our Health Care Consultant/Advisor. Dr. Nagoshi is an Internist in private practice and is also currently on the faculty at the John Burns School of Medicine. He was also formally the Chief of Staff at Kuakini Hospital.
Our Administrative Staff
Our Administrative staff , headed by our Head Administrator who oversees our operations and staff while our Financial Administrator takes care of our financial concerns which include billing and payment concerns, coordination of residents’ long term care insurance benefits, payroll, and supplies, among numerous other tasks.
For the protection of our residents, our Administrative staff also assures that our company’s various insurances are current, our fire sprinkler system is regularly inspected by HFD, our homes’ utilities are running smoothly, and all is well with both facilities. The Administrative staff also monitors ongoing changes in the state’s rules and regulations regarding care homes to assure that we are always compliant with all the current guidelines and recommendations set by the Department of Health.
The Health Care Team
Our Health Care team is made up of people who are focused on maintaining/improving the overall physical and mental health of our residents.
The Health Care team is headed by a Nurse Practitioner who is either “on-sight” or “on-call”. She has decades of experience as an RN in a hospital ICU ward as well as many years managing a team of nurses and technicians in a nephrology clinic. We are very fortunate to have a person of her experience and abilities to head our Health Care team.
Our Health Care Staff
Our Health Care staff is made up mostly of full-time members who are on-site and monitoring the situation 24/7 along with specialized professionals. Our team members include Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Certified Nurse Aides (CNA), a Registered Dietitian, Cooks, and Activity/Exercise Specialists. We also help in coordinating the services of other professionals like resident’s personal physicians, specialist physicians, physical therapists, dentists, and social workers among others.