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Calcutta House, Inc

1601 W Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130-1639
(215) 684-0480
Fax: (215) 684-0490
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
  • Assisted Living
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    Calcutta House exists to provide housing and highly supportive services for people living with HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley region. Calcutta House provides a variety of services to residents 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 servies provided by Calcutta House include: round the clock nursing and home health aide services; full time social workers, life-skills counselor, addiction/recovery support staff, consulting psychiatrist are available to provide each residents with assistance with accessing services and benefits, referrals to case management and behavioral health services, goal oriented life skills and educational support; access to spiritual and holistic support services on and off site, assistance in seeking alternative supportive short or long term housing; three nutritious meals each day including snacks and a therapeutic and recreational activities program. Transportation to and from medical appointments and facility sponsored activities.
    All genders welcome
    Age 18 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Support groups for patients
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    direct care staff, professional nurses and administrators are trained in CPR and first aide; social service staff are degreed and experienced counselors/case managers; food service staff hold food handling and safety certificates and held to National Food Safety standards, DPW regulations and Department of Health policy and procedures.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Security Features
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 27
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals prepared in a kosher kitchen available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Bible Study, bingo, movies, bowling, shopping, AA/NA groups
    This facility caters to:
    we accept residents from all walks of life and do not discriminate based on disability or sexual orientation
    Payment Sources Accepted
    HUD or other subsidy
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Variable rent or other fees based on age, income and/or other qualifications
    PA Personal Care Home
    License No. 194600
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
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