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Taxonomy Code: PH-7000

Programs that provide a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ACHIEVA Respite CareTrained caregivers provide respite care, sitter, homemaker, and companion services, in-home and out-of-home, for a period of three hours to 30 days. Siblings may be included.AlleghenyACHIEVAACHIEVA
Arc of Clarion and Venango Counties - Respite Servicesprovides quality care for the individual with a disability while giving family members short-term relief from their day-to-day care giving routines. On a per-arranged basis, qualified care providers come to the home and care for the person or take them out in the community.ClarionArc of Clarion and Venango CountiesArc of Clarion and Venango Counties
Charles Morris Nursing & Rehab CenterLong and short-term skilled and intermediate nursing care, respite care (3 days to 3 months), convalescent care, personal care, and rehabilitation. Full medical coverage including a medical director, primary care physicians, and a full range of consultingAlleghenyJewish Association on AgingJewish Association on Aging
Faith in ActionVolunteers for area congregations and the community provide informal supportive services for the elderly, frail, and disabled. Services include visiting, respite care, errands, grocery shopping, transportation, minor home repairs, light house or yard work and some meal preparation.AdamsAdams County Office for AgingAdams County Office for Aging
Independent Council on Aging - Comic Relief for CaregiversICA volunteers organize Comic Relief for Caregivers as an annual event held in early Spring. It is especially designed to honor caregivers and all the work they do to care for our loved ones. The free event features an evening of Comedians, Health Vendors, a Chinese Auction, Raffles, Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. ​ErieIndependent Council on AgingIndependent Council on Aging
Long-Term Senior LivingMagnolias’ Long-Term Memory Care, Life Stories is distinctively different. Our memory care program is an extraordinary option for seniors with memory challenges, one that provides maximum comfort for residents and peace of mind for families. Magnolias Memory Care provides meaningful activities promoting quality of life, focus on remaining skills and abilities. Our environment creates a sense of belonging and gives opportunities that ensure purposeful use of time and our community is specifically built to support memory challenges. Our nurturing staff is specifically trained to help residents with memory loss by understanding their unique needs and knowing their story.FranklinMagnolias of ChambersburgMagnolias of Chambersburg
Manor at Susquehanna VillageComprehensive nursing and rehabilitative services - Medicare and Medicaid certified. Respite care, physical, occupational and speech therapiesDauphinManor at Susquehanna VillageManor at Susquehanna Village
Meadow View Nursing Center Respite CareTemporary care for disabled individuals in order to provide a respite for their caregivers.SomersetMeadow View Nursing Center Respite CareMeadow View Nursing Center
Mercy Behavioral Health - Journey HomeLong Term Structured Residence (LTSR): Journey Home LTSR is a 16 bed mental health residential treatment program that provides treatment and rehabilitation services in a structured environment for adults with a severe or chronic mental health need.AlleghenyMercy Behavioral HealthPittsburgh Mercy Health System
PA Connecting CommunitiesHome and community habilitation services, companion services, respite, and custom designed activities for individuals of all ages who have special needs. Home and Community services to assist individuals in acquiring, retaining, and improving self help, social skills and adaptive skills. Offers customized designed classes on topics such as: Remedial Education and Training, Life and Independent Living Skills, Health and Wellness, Visual and Performing Arts, Leisure Activities.AlleghenyPA Connecting CommunitiesPA Connecting Communities
PA Connecting Communities - Respite CareServes the disability communityAlleghenyPA Connecting CommunitiesPA Connecting Communities
Pennsylvania Mentor - LifesharingAdults with intellectual and developmental disabilities live in the community of their choice in the private family home of their Lifesharing providers. People in our Lifesharing program are able to participate to the best of their abilities in everday activities of home and family life. They can learn new skills, discover new hobbies, and explore their community–all while receiving the supports they need.WashingtonPennsylvania MentorMentor Network
Skills of Central PA Blair County Adult Respite CareProvide a brief period of rest or relief for family members, guardians or others who are regular caregivers for dependent adults by offering temporary or intermittent care for the adult with intellectual disabilities in a community setting/facilityBlairSkills of Central PA Blair CountySkills of Central Pennsylvania Inc.
SUN Home Hospice Care CenterThe SUN Home Hospice Care Center provides a comfortable alternative for SUN Home Hospice patients who are experiencing issues in pain and symptom control or who are in need of respite care. This higher level of care can be provided in a more controlled setting, yet still maintain a comfortable, homelike atmosphere. The unit offers 6 private patient rooms, a family room, meditation room, and kitchen. During times of crisis, the unit will provide the family with relief from the role of sole caregiver. The unit is also appropriate for respite stays; for example, if the caregiver will be out of town for a few days or is in need of relief from the role of sole caregiver. Overnight accommodations are available for family members to stay with their loved ones. There are no age or time restrictions for visitation and small pets are always welcome. Patient care in the unit is provided 24 hours-a-day by a variety of SUN Home Hospice staff members. PerrySun Home Health & HospiceSUN Home Health & Hospice
United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Caregiver Support CoordinatorThrough VA's Caregiver Support Line and Caregiver Support Coordinators, you can find the support you need to provide the Veteran you care for with the best care at home. Your local Caregiver Support Coordinator can support you by matching you with services for which you are eligible such as: Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Centers, Home-Based Primary Care, Skilled Home Care, Homemaker and Home Health Aide Program, Home Telehealth, Respite Care, Home Hospice Care. United States Department of Veterans AffairsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
Woods at Cedar RunSenior community offering independent apartments, assisted living, respite care.CumberlandWoods at Cedar RunWoods at Cedar Run
YAP - Respite ServicesThe In-Home Respite program is designed to give the family a break. The Advocate takes the child out in the community or provides services at home in order to give the family breaks. The Advocate will work on any treatment goals and transition from other services that the child may have (TSS, outpatient, etc).LancasterYouth Advocate Program - LancasterYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP)

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