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Presbyterian SeniorCare Network – Our Person-Centered Approach to Care

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network is a nonprofit organization that has been serving the needs and desires of older adults since 1928. We are privileged to touch the lives of over 6500 seniors annually through our continuum of 53 communities across 10 Western Pennsylvania counties. Our care and service options include: personal care and skilled nursing communities, specialized Alzheimer's and dementia care, over 35 affordable and supportive housing communities for low income seniors, our premier continuing care retirement community Longwood at Oakmont, as well as in-home and community-based programs.

Our Person-Centered Approach
We've been dedicated to our mission for nearly 90 years and have stayed true to our person-centered philosophy. When you walk into a Presbyterian SeniorCare Network community, you get an overwhelming feeling of "heart." From the people you meet to the non-institutional environment that greets you, you can just feel the warmth.
We listen to you and your family to create an environment that puts your needs and desires at the center of what we do. It's our culture and it is what makes us uniquely different in terms of how we serve others.

Centers of Excellence
We believe that specialization is the key to develop creative solutions to meet the changing needs of older adults, so we've created Centers of Excellence in short-term rehabilitation and dementia care.
Our Center of Excellence in Short-term Rehabilitation is for adults who have had a joint replacement, injury, stroke or other condition requiring physical, occupational or speech therapy after a hospital stay. In keeping with our person-centered philosophy, we've developed the MyLife short-term rehabilitation program which takes a holistic and personalized approach to getting people back to their lives. Patients take an active role in planning their rehab experiences – everything from their therapy schedule to their dining experience – to create a stay that meets their needs.

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network is known as a Dementia Care Center of Excellence. We have been pioneers in dementia and Alzheimer's care since 1991 when we opened Woodside Place of Oakmont, a revolutionary new memory care model based on a person-centered philosophy which has been replicated nationally and internationally. The innovative programming, training and design features of Woodside Place also have become the standard for dementia care across our entire continuum. Each team member at every level of our organization is certified in dementia care through the National Alzheimer's Association. True to our mission, we are committed to continuing to innovate and share our knowledge and dementia care expertise in order to enhance the quality of life for all those who are impacted by Alzheimer's and related dementias.

Recognized for Quality
All of our efforts to create a "home" environment have been recognized and credentialed through an independent expert, CARF. CARF is an international nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. We have voluntarily pursued CARF accreditation since 2006 to assure consumers that we are committed to meeting international standards of service quality and customer satisfaction – think of it almost like the 'Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.' In 2016, Presbyterian SeniorCare Network became one of the first aging services providers in the country to achieve CARF accreditation in six areas.

Our People
We employ over 2000 team members across our Network who are very special people. They have chosen to be a part of the Presbyterian SeniorCare Network mission because of their personal calling to Making Aging Easier® for our residents.

Our mission is to enrich the aging experience through person-centered service and living options. To learn more about our array of living and service options, visit www.SrCare.org or call 877–851-1440.

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