About Us

Janet  Serafica "Owner"

 

Professional Summary

Licensed Practical Nurse

Skilled career professional with more than 19 years practical experience in home health, and primary care environments.

Case management and patient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, and administration of treatment procedures.

Team leadership, employee screening and scheduling. Care team organization with attention to confidentiality and paperwork accuracy.

 

 

CREDENTIALS

Certificate of Achievement 2006

Practical Nursing License, State of Hawaii

Nurses Service Organization (Licensed and Insured)

 

EXPERIENCE

Home Health Nurse-private duty 18 years

Hospice Maui, Wailuku, Hawaii

Certified Nurse Aide

Action Medical, Kihei, Hawaii

Certified Nurse Aide

Interim Health Care, Kahului, Hawaii,

 

EDUCATION

Maui Community College, Kahului, HI. Certificate of Achievement, Licensed Practical Nurse

Maui Community College, Kahului, HI. Certification for Nurse Aide 2000

 

AFFILIATIONS

National Student Nurses' Association 2004-2006

 

Community Service

2006 Senior Flu Shot Clinic, Lahaina,HI.

2006 National Kidney Association Golf Tournament, Wailea, HI

2006 Asthma Clinic, Kahului, HI

2006 American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Lahaina, HI.

2005 Diabetes Health Fair, Kahului, HI.

2005-Present Community Workday Volunteer, Kahului, HI.

 

 

What Can I Expect

 

First Day 

First days are nerve wracking for many people. You want to be liked and your 

companion aide wants to do a good job.

What will happen:

A Caring Hands Supervisor will introduce your Companion Aide to you. Let you 

know they are there for you and will ask about your interests, hobbies, how you 

like tasks done.

Review the Care Plan Book information with you.

They will work with you to develop a task schedule based on your normal routine.

They will make a list of your food preferences. You can show them favorite 

recipes you would like included in your meal plans.

They will ask permission to perform the Home Safety Evaluation.

The companion aide will begin performing tasks as scheduled and do them your 

way.

Remember that part of your function is stay active and involved. Find ways to be involved. You will find that the companionship of sharing tasks makes you very happy and gives you a sense of purpose.

Billing: 

You will receive an invoice by mail weekly once you are on 

our regular billing cycle. On the invoice you will notice a your service 

deposit balance at the bottom left, on the bottom right you will see 

your total owing for service. You can make payment by placing a 

check in the mail.

Visits: 

Your Coordinator will make regular visits during service. These visits may last only 5 minutes; they may be scheduled or spontaneous. During a visit, you can expect the coordinator to look through the care plan book for any updates or information, as well as to collect time sheets. If you have any concerns, questions or need some resources, this is a great opportunity for you.

Holidays: 

When statutory holidays come up, you will receive a call to confirm whether you would like service or not approximately 2 weeks prior. You have the choice to have service (at 1.5 times the rate), choose an alternate day during the week or cancel service on that day. If you have plans to go away on holidays or have family visit, please call the office to let them know as soon as you are able.

 

 It is our mission at Caring Hands Maui to provide professionally qualified and compassionate nursing care while maintaining your privacy, dignity, and independence at home.