Terminal Illness

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-8500

    An illness which, because of its nature, can be expected to cause the individual to die.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Artman - Skilled NursingProvides care that ensures the emotional, spiritual and physical well-being of our residents. Nursing facility offers: - Long-term care with 24-hour medical supervision. - Short-term rehabilitation with physical, occupational or speech therapy to prepare for the return home. - Hospice care for individuals with terminal illness who require pain or symptom managementMontgomeryLiberty Lutheran - ArtmanLiberty Lutheran
    Hospice, Visiting Nurse Association of Hanover & Spring GroveThe Visiting Nurse Association of Hanover & Spring Grove Hospice program provides services at home and in nursing homes for people who are at the end of life. Hospice offers support and care to patients and their caregivers. Our hospice team combines sensitivity and compassion with expert knowledge and skills. VNA Hospice provides: •Care for those with all types of terminal illnesses. •Care for those who reside in nursing homes •Care for those who live alone YorkVisiting Nurse Association of Hanover & Spring GroveVisiting Nurse Association of Hanover & Spring Grove
    Liberty at Home - Liberty HospiceOffers care and comfort to patients and families facing a life-limiting illness. Typically, hospice services are available to patients with a life expectancy of six months or less if the disease runs its normal course. Multi-disciplinary care team works with physicians, care providers and families to assure quality of life for patients facing life-limiting illnesses.MontgomeryLiberty Lutheran - Liberty at HomeLiberty Lutheran
    Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia - Northern Delaware and Susquehanna ValleyA network of volunteers enable the Make-A-Wish Foundation to serve children with life-threatening medical conditions. Volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities.LancasterMake-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia - Northern Delaware and Susquehanna ValleyMake-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia - Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley
    National Association for Home Care and HospiceProfessional association representing caregivers who provide in-home health and supportive services (including acute, long-term, and terminal care). The Home Care/Hospice Agency Locator contains the most comprehensive database of more than 20,000 home care and hospice agencies. Publications are available to assist in identifying home care services and to help consumers navigate the process of choosing the right hospice.National Association for Home Care and HospiceNational Association for Home Care and Hospice
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization - Caring ConnectionsProvides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness or grieving a loss. National Hospice and Palliative Care OrganizationNational Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    Songs of Love FoundationNonprofit organization that composes and records personalized one-of-a-kind songs for terminally and chronically ill children. Works with over 150 hospitals, health care institutions, and individual families to provide "the medicine of music" to children throughout the US. Funded by individual and corporate donations. Cooperating donors may join in singing on the recordings. Singers, songwriters, instrumentalists, and school groups who wish to volunteer their time and talents are welcomed.PO Box 750809, Forest Hills NY (Songs of Love Foundation)Songs of Love Foundation
    Sunshine Foundation - Wish FoundationA private, non-profit organization that grants a wish or dream to terminally ill, chronically ill, abused children or physically challenged children, ages 3-18. Supported entirely by donations.BucksSunshine FoundationSunshine Foundation
    Support GroupWeekly support groups for adults who have been diagnosed with chronic, terminal, and serious illnesses. This support group is run by a licensed clinical psychologist.Lower Providence Presbyterian Church - Montgomery; Lower ProvidenceLower Providence Presbyterian Church

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