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Elmcroft of Berwick

2050 W Front St
Berwick, PA 18603-4103
(570) 759-3155
Fax: (570) 759-3185
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Elmcroft of Berwick is located in a residential area nestled along the Susquehanna River. The area is known for our small farming community and factories. We are the "Home of the Bulldawgs," our local high school football program that is known nationwide. Berwick is also the original home of the American Car & Foundry Company (AC&F) and the Wise Potato Chips factory. The downtown area hosts street festivals, the Run for the Diamonds race every Thanksgiving Day, and the Jaycee's Christmas Boulevard. Elmcroft of Berwick is a friendly neighborhood community that provides care for residents with all the comforts of home. Elmcroft of Berwick is an assisted living community offering accommodations for those who may require assistance in their daily living activities. It is staffed 24 hours a day with trained healthcare personnel and offers as much or as little care as a resident may want or need. In addition, Elmcroft of Berwick has a licensed Healthcare Director on call 24 hours a day.

    Elmcroft of Berwick features a full sprinkler system and each apartment is equipped with an emergency call system that may be used whenever the need arises. In addition, all exterior doors may be locked so that a secure environment can be maintained.

    Each apartment includes all meals and basic utilities as part of the monthly fee. Also, residents enjoy daily activities, private dining room for family and guests, sitting areas, activity room, housekeeping services and many other amenities. Other services include a beauty/barber shop for a nominal fee.

    The emphasis on activities is a main thrust of the service offerings. Social interaction is a vital part of overall good health and Elmcroft of Berwick is committed to offering residents a full range of social, recreational and spiritual activities from which to choose. Scheduled transportation on the community van allows all residents to take advantage of travel activities.

    Elmcroft of Berwick is truly a great place to live and work and is proud to be a part of the Berwick, Pennsylvania community.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Hit, kick, or act physically aggressive
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Mandatory training by the Department of Welfare.
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Cable hook up
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 68
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    The Medicine Shoppe
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Bible Study, Bingo Tournaments, Golf Course Nearby, Books on Wheels.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $350
    PA Personal Care Home
    License No. 214290
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
    PA Assisted Living Residence
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
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