Malama Adult Day Care is open to all older adults who could benefit from adult day care.Prospective clients and their family or caregivers are encouraged to visit our facility and to meet with our staff.
Applicants must be:
- Ambulatory and independent (with or without assistive devices)
- Continent (able to go to the restroom on their own)
- Able to feed themselves
- A non-wanderer (an individual who does not consistently try to leave the premises)
The facility will not deny admission to anyone on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, ancestry or national origin.
1) Application Form
All prospective clients must complete an application form. This must be submitted with a $50 non-refundable registration fee. Please see attached form.
2) Physical Exam
You must have an annual physical exam by a licensed physician within 90 days prior to admission. This must include a TB clearance (two-step PPD or documentation of a positive PPD).
3) Physical Examination Report
Your doctor’s physical examination report or statement of health must include information about your medical diagnosis, a list of your medications, and any instructions required for special care.
Malama Adult Day Care’s Program Manager or a designated staff member will meet with you to learn about your preferences for social activities, food and other things that are important to you.
As part of the admissions process, the Program Director will meet with each applicant and family members or caregivers to obtain more information on the applicant’s overall behavior. It also provides an opportunity for you and your family to learn more about the Malama Adult Day Care’s programs, policies and procedures.
An annual physical exam or statement of health, including an annual TB clearance, is required to continue participating at Malama Adult Day Care and to ensure the health and safety of all of our clients. The annual physical exam also helps to determine if the appropriate level of care is being provided to a client.