Hale Mahaolu’s Personal Care Program has been serving Maui County’s frail elderly and disabled and/or chronically ill adults since 1985. Hale Mahaolu coordinates programs which offer homemaker services as well as personal care assistance for individuals residing in Maui County. The goal of these programs is to assist individuals in maintaining an independent lifestyle in their own home and prevent premature or unnecessary institutionalization.
In-Home Respite offers temporary relief to primary caregivers to have personal time away from the everyday stresses and duties of being a caregiver. The caregiver may use respite time to enjoy leisure activities, take an overnight trip and have “me time” with the knowledge that their care recipient is well cared for by a compassionate and caring attendant. Arrangements for limited 24 hour and overnight care may be provided for caregivers when planned in advance.
Services for the care recipient may include:
Homemaker assistance may include any of the following:
Contact our office at 808 873 – 0521. The staff will gather information from you and refer you to the appropriate program to meet your needs. This may include a care manager from the Maui County Office on Aging for adults 60 years and older who qualify for the Kupuna Care Program, or a service coordinator from a Medicaid insurance plan for adults 18 years and older. Upon completion of the assessment, they will make the appropriate referrals for services based on your needs.
Upon receiving a referral from the Maui County Office on Aging or your Medicaid insurance plan, Hale Mahaolu Personal Care Program staff will contact you to schedule a home visit by a registered nurse. The nurse will do an assessment to develop a care plan to meet your needs, and arrange for a personal care attendant to assist you with your personal and home care needs.
Adults 60 years and older residing in Maui County who need assistance with activities of daily living to remain safely in their own homes.
The Kupuna Care Program welcomes voluntary contributions. The Medicaid plan will usually cover all of your costs, however, there may be a cost share that is determined by your medicaid plan.