Attendant Services for People With Disabilities

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Programs that provide support for individuals with disabilities who need assistance with routine activities in or outside their homes.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Community Living and Support Services (CLASS) - Attendant CareProvides non-medical assistance with activities of daily living and community support for adults and seniors. Services include: Personal Care (bathing, grooming, dressing) Walking, moving, and transferring (including safe use of wheelchairs, walkers, or lifts) Basic exercise Meal Preparation, assistance with eating, and selecting nutritious foods Light Housekeeping & Laundry Shopping and Errands Medication RemindersAlleghenyCommunity Living and Support Services (CLASS)Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)
Community Resources for Independence (CRI) - Attendant CareThe Attendant Care Program allows individuals to remain in their home and community rather than in an institution, and to receive assistance with carrying out activities of daily living, self-care, and mobility. An individual can receive assistance with services such as personal hygiene, transferring in and out of a wheelchair, meal preparation and eating, as well as household chores such as laundry and light cleaning. The Attendant Care Program is designed to assure that the consumer achieves and maintains independence. The consumer hires, trains, manages, and if necessary, dismisses the personal care attendant. Training and/or assistance is available in any area of attendant care management the consumer requests.MercerCommunity Resources for Independence, HermitageCommunity Resources for Independence
Erie Home for Children and Adults (EHCA) - Options ProgramThis program is designed to support families who chose to care for their loved ones with disabilities at home. Options provides one-on-one staffing to assist individuals to learn new skills, gain independence, make friends, and participate more fully in their local communities.ErieErie Home for Children and Adults (EHCA) - Professional Building OfficeErie Home for Children and Adults (EHCA)
Fulton County Partnership - Persons with Diasabilites Transportationprovides transportation for those while disabilities for a fare.FultonFulton County Partnership - ProgramFulton County Partnership
Home Nursing Agency Pediatric Home Connection, 154 Lakemont Park Boulevard Altoona OfficePediatric Home Connection provides home nursing care for medically fragile children from 4-16 hours per day. This care is provided so that parents can sleep, work or got to school. Our qualified and specialized nursing staff is competent in ventilators, tube feedings, IV therapy and medication administration. Each child in Pediatric Home Connection has specific and specialized needs requiring an individualized plan of care. As a specialty service of Home Nursing Agency, Pediatric Home Connection also has an extensive network of resources and offers a wide range of additional services for children living with a chronic and/or life-limiting condition. Children from birth to 21 years old can receive physical, occupational and speech therapy.BlairHome Nursing Agency 154 Lakemont Park Boulevard Altoona PA OfficeHome Nursing Agency
In-Home & Community SupportHome & Community Services are direct services provided in private residences and community settings to protect the health and welfare of individuals and in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization, and adaptive skills. Hours of service are based on available funding of the individual.FranklinARC of Franklin/Fulton CountiesARC of Franklin/Fulton Counties
Multiple Sclerosis Service Society of CLASSIndependent of other Multiple Sclerosis organizations, CLASS currently offers residential services, community skills training, vocational programs, attendant care services, outreach, and advocacy to residents of western Pennsylvania living with Multiple Sclerosis. Programs and Services of Multiple Sclerosis Service Society (MSSS) include: Muliple Sclerosis Exercise and Support Program (MSES) Under a doctor’s direction, MSES staff provide instructional range of motion exercises, equipment, and assistive living device evaluations, and emotional support in the home. The staff also educate clients about adaptive and durable medical equipment, a home exercise program, and safety concerns. Services are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies The MSSS is a full service provider of medical equipment and supplies. This includes sales, services, and rentals with free delivery in your area. Participants discuss their needs with experienced staff who recommend medical equipment and supplies. Information And Referral This program is designed to help individuals in making the necessary emotional, social, and economic adjustments to their lifestyle. The MSSS offers community education through Information and Referral. View some of the Helpful Links. Social And Recreational Activities The MSSS helps to fund ten social clubs/support groups throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. Most clubs meet monthly and plan various activities throughout the year. Download the most recent schedule for the Support/Social Clubs here. Community Education Key staff members are available for public speaking engagements to educate the community about MS and its implication as well as the services offered through MSSS. A newsletter, “The Voice” is done three times per year from CLASS to highlight clients, programs and upcoming events for all programs and divisions of CLASS. Lending Library Informative articles are mailed and recent books and videos on MS may be borrowed from the MSSS office. AlleghenyCommunity Living and Support Services (CLASS)Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)
Office of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging) - Main Office - Attendant CareThe Attendant Care Program provides in-home personal care services to help mentally alert, physically disabled persons who cannot perform daily living tasks by themselves to remain independent in their own homes.ElkOffice of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging) - Main OfficeOffice of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging)
Personal Care HomePersonal care services include: -Bathing and personal hygiene -Mobility assistance -Medication supervision -Scheduling of medical appointments and transportation -Home-cooked meals including the preparation of special nutritional requirements or diets -Housekeeping -Laundry and linens Specialized medical services are also a part of the personal care services. Heritage Hills also provides 24 hour nursing on-call support and supervision as well.FranklinHeritage Hills Retirement CommunityHeritage Hills Retirement Community
SUN Home Private Care / Home Health AideAttendant Care Services include: personal care, toileting, grooming, dressing, transferring, assisting with activities of daily living, housekeeping, meal preparation, shopping, laundry, light cleaning, and companionship. The Home Health Aide helps patients with personal care including bathing, oral hygiene, and other daily living tasks.PerrySun Home Health & HospiceSUN Home Health & Hospice
Village Square - Personal Care HousingPersonal Care Facility operated 24/7. Offers services for personal care needs; bathing, dressing, activities of daily living- health care management for medical needs and medication administration. Transportation and activities programs are available. Meals provided for dietary needs. Beauty shop, Banking, and fitness area available on site. Physician services available on campus, security on campus. Chaplins on staff and behavioral care needs available on campus 2x's per week, laundry and housekeeping services and rehabilitation and podiatry services are also available.FranklinBrookview at Menno HavenMenno Haven, Inc.

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