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Elks Home Service Nurse

Program provides home visits to individuals w/developmental disabilities that occurred before the age of 22 yrs. Services can continue throughout a person's lifetime if needed. A nurse visits the home to do an intake and initial assessment to determine the needs and appropriate referrals for services. Assistance with follow-up and continued home visits are made on an as needed basis. For children under 21 call Special Kids Network (Phone:1-800-986-4550).

Basic Information

Organization
United Cerebral Palsy of Western Pennsylvania
Contact Person
Patricia O’Connor
Phone Number
814-781-7860
Fax Number
Website: www.paelkshomeservice.org
Address
P O Box 4
Spring Church, PA 15686
County
Armstrong
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
Armstrong, Indiana, Westmoreland Counties
Approximate Number Of Families Serviced
700

Program Information

Social/Emotional Support
  • Child Care
  • Provide in-home medical case management services, provide information regarding resources, services and agencies within the community, emotional support, liaison between health care professionals
Basic Living Resources
  • Health resources/advice/advocacy
  • Referrals to assistance: financial, housing, food/clothing needs, etc
Education
  • For the Child (in schools, preschools, or other community setting)
  • For the Adult (formal or informal training in childcare; e.g. certificate program or continuing education course)
  • Provide referrals to appropriate agencies in the community