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Acute or chronic illnesses, injuries or other pathological conditions which affect the individual's physical well-being.

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Calcutta House - AIDS Health and Social ServicesCalcutta 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.PhiladelphiaCalcutta House - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaCalcutta House
Hemophilia Center of Central PAComprehensive medical care including diagnosis and treatment, distribution of blood products, physcial therapy, adult and pediatric hemotologists, referral to specialists such as oral surgery, orthopedics, infectious disease, genetic counseling, individual/family counseling by psychiatrist or social worker with ongoing support.DauphinHemophilia Center of Central PennsylvaniaHemophilia Center of Central Pennsylvania
Music TherapyMusic therapy, simply put, is the therapeutic use of music by a trained professional to achieve a desired effect or accomplish a personal goal or objective.DelawareMusic Works - Delaware; HavertownMusicWorks

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