State of Hawaii Requirement for Client's Care Plan

Hawaii Code R. 11-97-5 Policies and procedures state; Hawaii Health Care Agencies shall comply with policies, including Article (1) Nursing and caregivers render services according to the patient's physician's written order and treatment plan.

Lou's Quality Home Health Care Services adhere to this policy by having its registered nurses collect necessary information during assessment visits. The client's information is submitted to the clientʻs PCP, and a care plan is created, individualized for each patient. Following PCP plan approval, the RN directs and supervises the caregiver to follow the treatment plan.

The care plan contains information such as a medication list prescribed by the PCP, exercise limitations, food type, regular, puree, or cubed. liquid thickeners and skilled nursing procedures, if needed.