Foster joins Care Homes by Hale Makua

Deborah Foster has joined Hale Makua Health Services as the head of household for Care Homes by Hale Makua, a state-licensed adult residential care home that opened in March.

Foster comes to the organization with 33 years of nursing experience as a licensed practical nurse in both Hawaii and New York.

Most recently, Foster worked for agencies specializing in home care in Honolulu, Wilson Home Care and Options for Elders.

Foster worked as a staff licensed practical nurse at One West Medical Group in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., supervising and admitting patients for 10 years.

She received a diploma in practical nursing from BOCES Community College in New York and has extensive experience in long-term care physical medicine rehabilitation, having provided in-house therapy for patients at the Eddy Cohoes Rehabilitation Center for 15 years.