Calcutta House - AIDS Health and Social Services

Calcutta House - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia

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General Information
Description of ServiceCalcutta House provides a variety of services to residents living with AIDS that are individualized based upon each person's need for care and support. Our nursing care conforms to Federal guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Client services provided by Calcutta House include:

Round-the-clock nursing and home health aide services assist each resident with:
- activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, eating, etc.)
- housekeeping and laundry services
- obtaining and administering prescribed medication
- conferring with residents' primary care providers to assess changes in medical status and administer appropriate timely care and treatments
- managing and keeping medical appointments
- accessing additional prescribed medical services (physical therapy, hospice, etc.)
- health education
- recovering from and/or coping with physical disabilities
- ongoing care assessments, treatment planning and monitoring

Social services staff (full time social workers, life-skills counselor, addiction/recovery support staff, consulting psychiatrist) are available to provide each resident with:
- assistance with accessing services and benefits for which they are eligible
- referrals to case management and behavioral health services
- social and therapeutic activities (individual and groups)
- goal-oriented life-skills and educational support services
- psychological and psychiatric consulting services
- access to spiritual and holistic support services (on- and off-site)
- family support services
- assistance in seeking alternative and appropriately supportive or long term housing
- 3 nutritious meals each day
- snacks and nutritional supplements as needed
- therapeutic and recreational activities program including, therapeutic massage, arts and crafts programs, in-house celebrations, and trips to cultural and social activities like movies, plays, concerts, picnics, shopping, bowling, bingo, sports events, etc. Transportation to medical appointments and activities is provided to residents.
Geographical AreaCounties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureFor additional information, please call (215) 684-0480 or visit our website at
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNot Available
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 1601 W. Girard Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19130
Mailing Address 1 1601 W GIRARD AVENUE
Mailing City, State, Zip PHILADELPHIA, PA 19130
Main Phone 215-684-0480
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Calcutta House
Affiliated Program: Calcutta House - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia
This Service: Calcutta House - AIDS Health and Social Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: AIDS/HIV (YF-3000.0270)
AIDS/HIV Issues (YZ-0350)
Chronic Disease Self Management Programs (LH-2700.1540)
Health Conditions (YF-3000)
Home/Community Care Recipients (YF-3300)
Home Health Aide Services (LT-2800.3000)
Medical Social Work (LH-6300.5500)