From the Provider
Founded in 1978, Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, Inc. is a not-for-profit, faith-based home care agency dedicated to a mission to serve and care. A ministry of Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania, Lutheran Home Care & Hospice provides home health care, home health telemonitoring, hospice and in-home support services throughout south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland."
Home health care encompasses a wide range of medical services delivered in the comfort of your home. Our services include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, phlebotomy, personal care and medical social services.Whether you are recovering from illness or surgery or need help managing a chronic disease or condition, Lutheran Home Care can help. Our staff will work with you and your doctor to establish a plan for your care that meets your needs and may help you feel more in control of your health care and your life. Your family may have peace of mind knowing that skilled professionals are caring for you and that with our help, you can remain independent at home where you want to be. Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, Inc. can provide care wherever "home" may be.
Our In-Home support services are the perfect solution for those who want to be independent and remain at home, but need a little help performing everyday activities. Families can enjoy peace of mind knowing they have qualified, reliable help for their loved ones. Services range from a few hours to 24-hour care, and can be temporary to get through a difficult time (post-surgery or caregiver respite) or long-term. Our services are tailored to your needs and include:
Our hospice team includes skilled professionals, para-professionals and volunteers dedicated to caring for those living with a terminal illness and to supporting their families. We strive to manage pain and symptoms so the client and family can concentrate on important issues and live the last months, weeks and days together to the fullest. The hospice team works with the family and caregivers to help them understand what to expect, to teach them special caregiving techniques, and to help them with emotional difficulties. We strive to help families enjoy being together during this difficult time. With the help of hospice, the client and family will be given the opportunity to laugh and love and say goodbye when the time comes, so the client can die in peace and with dignity.
Whether you need medical services, non-medical services or hospice care Lutheran Home Care & Hospice is a name you can trust at a difficult time."