Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Social Work Program

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe HJ Heinz Community Living Center (CLC) Social Work Program provides comprehensive social work interventions to those patients and caregivers within the Community Living Center setting including: long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, dementia specialty care and hospice.

Services include: comprehensive assessment and discharge planning, patient/caregiver education, psychosocial support, crisis intervention, grief counseling, and assistance with medical decision-making. Social Work facilitates referrals to both VA and community resources to maximize post-discharge support for patient and caregivers. Social Work also provides a wide range of clinical support services within respite programs.

The H.J. Heinz Social Work Program also works closely with the outpatient, behavioral health and acute care social work programs to facilitate a smooth transition for veterans moving within various levels of care to more fully meet their care needs.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureFor more information, please call 412-822-1651.
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
EligibilityGeneral eligibility requirements for long-term care admission to the CLC include: 60% service connection with unemployability or higher; requires skilled nursing care for a service related disability/ illness; or requires a skilled nursing level of care to meet medical or ADL/IADL needs for short term duration.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24-hour medical facility.
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: Social Work Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Licensed Clinical Social Worker Referrals (RR-8500.4500)
Medical Social Work (LH-6300.5500)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Veteran Housebound Benefits (NS-1800.9000-940)
Veterans (YN-9000)