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    Taxonomy Code: YF-2000

    Older adults who have a condition that affects their independence and places them at future risk of needing a higher level of care than is currently required.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Meals On Wheels, Hanover Area Council Of ChurchesHot noonday meals are prepared by our PAL teams and delivered to homebound clients daily Monday through Friday on four different routes.YorkHanover Area Council Of ChurchesHanover Area Council of Churches
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Home Based Primary CareVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Home Based Primary Care program (HBPC) provides primary and tailored health care and skilled nursing services for the home bound, chronically ill, and frail elderly Veteran population within Allegheny County The HBPC interdisciplinary team provides medical and psychiatric care, nurse case management, clinical social work services, rehabilitation services, dietician and pharmacy services. All interventions are designed to meet the Veterans' individual needs in order to allow them to remain in their homes and manage their chronic disease processes. Veterans who cannot safely live alone must have a caregiver who is willing and available to assist in their care. HBPC program provides:
    • Medication management,
    • Anticoagulation management,
    • Chronic disease management,
    • Oxygen safety evaluations,
    • Home safety evaluations,
    • Primary care,
    • Caregiver support,
    • Psychology services,
    • Physical therapy,
    • Occupational therapy evaluations for adaptive equipment,
    • Nutritional support.
    AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

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