Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Adult Day Health Care

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System


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General Information
Description of ServiceVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Adult Day Health Care is a therapeutically-oriented outpatient program that provides health maintenance, rehabilitative services, socialization, and caregiver support for veterans in a group setting.

An interdisciplinary team of health .professionals and support staff help participants and their caregivers develop the knowledge and skills necessary to manage care in their home.

The dementia program for the memory impaired is located in a secure room; the general program is located in an open, monitored room.
Features:
  • Individualized program of care,
  • Mid-day meal, nutritious snacks and beverages (special dietary needs accommodated),
  • Monthly activity and recreation schedule, including therapeutic programs such as ceramics, music therapy, gardening, card games, Bingo, off-station trips, and more,
  • Flexible hours and individualized schedules (open Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 4:00pm, except on most federal holidays),
  • Affordable care (cost is based on income and service-connected disability, but never more than $15/day; there is no co-pay for veterans who have a 10% or higher service-connected disability),
  • Assistance with travel arrangements (veterans must live within a one-hour driving distance of the HJ Heinz campus; the caregiver is responsible for arranging transportation).
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
Helpful TipsPharmacy Hotline
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
866-400-1242

Prescription Refills
412-822-3140
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityAll Veterans are screened for eligibility to Adult Day Health Care. Referrals can be made by calling 412-822-2080 or by sending a consult via CPRS.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsCost is based on income and service-connected disability, but never more than $15/day.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 1010 Delafield Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Main Phone 412-822-2222
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Emergency/After Hours Phone 24-hour toll-free: 866-482-7488
Fax 412-360-6789
Web Address www.pittsburgh.va.gov/about/HJ-heinz.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
This Service: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Adult Day Health Care
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Caregiver Training (PH-0800)
Dementia (YF-3000.2380)
Dementia Management (LT-1750.1700)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Veteran Outpatient Clinics (LN-9000)
Veterans (YN-9000)