Home Nursing Agency Adult Center for Exceptional Learning (ACEL)

Home Nursing Agency 154 Lakemont Park Boulevard Altoona PA Office

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Description of ServiceFor adults 18-years and older

Home Nursing Agency’s ACEL Program (Adult Center for Exceptional Learning) provides a safe environment during the day for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. Part of ACEL’s mission – and the mission of Home Nursing Agency – is to offer a broad range of health and human services that improve the quality of life and enable people to remain in their homes and communities. At ACEL, the definition of ‘support’ entails much more than the physical help required – it involves our staff connecting, on an emotional level, with each individual and their family.

ACEL provides in-home services as well as one-on-one center-based assistance. Often referred to as the ‘The ACEL Family’, our staff customizes a care plan to meet the needs of each individual and requests of his or her family. Whether it is assisting with daily living activities in the home, offering companionship through engaging community activities, or providing respite for families, ACEL can accommodate a variety of requests and even provide transportation.
ACEL strives to provide a wide range of experiences through community and center-based activities:

•Nestled around the perimeter of Lakemont Park, ACEL’s location provides a setting that offers maximum community participation. Escorted by ACEL staff, our participants often visit Lakemont Amusement Park and attend games at the Blair County Ballpark, since both are within walking distance of ACEL. Individuals also have opportunities to take part in day trips to nearby parks, restaurants, and shopping malls.
•ACEL participants are engaged through activities such as music, dance, exercise, and crafts. Resident artists and musicians from The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA) visit ACEL to provide participants with outlets for creativity under a program called “Art in Healing”, which is a progressive approach to direct care.
•The ACEL facility features a special sensory room, which includes light smell, visual, and touch enjoyment for individuals.
Geographical AreaBedford, Blair, Cambria, and Huntingdon Counties.
Facility/ADA AccessYes for entrance to building, within the building, and restrooms.
Client Information
EligibilityMust be 18 years of age or older.
Hours of Operation 8:00AM until 4:00PM, Monday through Friday
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 400 Lakemont Park Boulevard
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 100
Physical Site City, State, Zip Altoona, PA 16602
Main Phone 814-946-5411
Other Phone 800-445-6262
Web Address www.homenursingagency.com
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Home Nursing Agency
Affiliated Program: Home Nursing Agency 154 Lakemont Park Boulevard Altoona PA Office
This Service: Home Nursing Agency Adult Center for Exceptional Learning (ACEL)
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (RD-1500)