Continual monitoring of progress including care plan meetings and progress updates
Distinct spacious decorated and furnished unit
Psychosocial and emotional support from caring social workers
Spacious Private and semi-private rooms
Rooms equipped with premium cable televisions and private telephones
Private family lounge equipped with television, telephone, comfortable seating arrangements, and kitchen.
Secured Memory Support Unit (Friends and Memory Lane)
The units feature:
Tastefully decorated rooms
Spacious dining area
Memory support activity room featuring a sound system and assorted tactile stimuli.
Wandering path for resident who tend to pace. (friends unit only)
Memory box in the hallway with personal items and memorabilia. (friends unit only)
A large, enclose (fenced in) courtyard allowing residents to enjoy the outside atmosphere while maintaining their safety.
Our Memory Support Staff:
Receives specialized training in all aspects of the resident's needs, including medical, emotional, spiritual, physical and psychological, as well as behavioral management and communication techniques.
Family member's input is very important when the staff assesses the resident and develops a plan of care. Family members are encouraged to participate in all Unit activities.
Provide emotional and physical support to residents and their families.
2 Certified Nursing Assistants, 1 Licensed Practical Nurse, and 1 Registered Nurse are usually available on each unit.
A professional Friendly experienced social worker is on staff Monday through Friday to assist with discharge planning, care plans, and emotional support
Respite Care is designed to maintain the level of care provided in the home, on a temporary basis, in our health care center.
Why Respite Care
Jefferson Manor Health Center believes that every older adult has the right to maintain their Independence within their home environment for as long as possible. Jefferson Manor supports the efforts of the caregivers in our community by offering the Respite Care program. Respite Care provides the opportunity for a caregiver to enjoy a weekend getaway, take a short vacation, or even receive the healthcare they need in order to best care for their loved one.
Kelly Welsh, RN, WCC, OMS
Jefferson Manor Health Center is pleased to announce that Kelly Welsh, RN is now Wound Care Certified (WCC) and Ostomy Management Specialist Certified (OMS) through the National Alliance of Wound and Ostomy Care (NAWC). The NAWC is the largest growing group of certified wound care professionals in the United States and is the most diverse and inclusive wound care certification organization today. The WCC provides direct patient wound and skin care in acute, long-term care, and/or home settings.
Skin and Wound Management is a specialized service with a focus on overall skin care and promotion of an optimal wound environment, including prevention, therapeutic interventions, and rehabilitative interventions.
Jefferson Manor Health Center is proud to have this service available in our facility to provide our residents direct care, education and resources for the ideal outcome in wound and skin management. Skin and wound management includes the identification, assessment, management, prevention and continuing evaluation of patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity, that includes but is not limited to pressure, vascular, arterial, and diabetic ulcerations, as well as skin conditions resulting from incontinence, surgical procedures and/or trauma.
Contact Heather Lasher Admissions Director at 814-849-0616 to request information or to schedule a tour.
Jefferson Manor has joined Penn Highlands Healthcare!
Jefferson Manor will now be called Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor – It’s a new name, but the same great care! PH
Jefferson Manor will continue to offer skilled nursing, memory care support, personal care, therapy services and
PHH officially welcomed Jefferson Manor to its family on April 1, 2019. With the addition of a second skilled nursing
facility, PHH will expand access and continue to offer long-term care for the residents in our communities.