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Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament benefits individuals with disabilities in the Poconos

Representatives from the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce recently visited Burnley Employment & Rehab Services to present the non-profit with a check for $3,000. The generous donation was made possible thanks to community and corporate support of the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce’s annual charity golf tournament. The donation will support Burnley’s mission of empowering individuals [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: General News|Comments Off on Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament benefits individuals with disabilities in the Poconos

Two Allied Services dePaul School students receive honors for artwork with a purpose

Seated, left to right: Donna Nelson; Maggie Tucker; Matthew Tucker; Robbie Huston; Jodi Huston. Standing, left to right: Jim Brogna; Craig Tucker; Robert Huston; Suzanne Rickard Matthew Tucker and Robbie Huston, two students of Allied Service dePaul School in Scranton, recently received recognition for their artistic talents. The boys’ artwork was selected from over 1,100 entries [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: dePaul School, General News|Comments Off on Two Allied Services dePaul School students receive honors for artwork with a purpose

NEIU college fair gives special needs students opportunities after graduation

REPOSTED by The Times Tribune BY FRANK WILKES LESNEFSKY, STAFF WRITER FRANK WILKES LESNEFSKY / STAFF PHOTO Joan Murphy welcomes students, teachers and parents to the fourth annual Disability Employment and College Fair at Allied Services’ Jack & Joan Newman Training Center in Taylor. Benjamin Prentice dreams of becoming a chef, and a local employment and [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: General News|Comments Off on NEIU college fair gives special needs students opportunities after graduation

ALLIED SERVICES ACQUIRES SPIRIT OF MERCY SKILLED NURSING UNIT

Pictured left to right: Stacey Niemotka, MSW, Director of Admissions; James Cooney, NHA, AVP of Transitional Care; Nancy Hardick, RN, BSN, Director of Nursing​ Allied Services Integrated Health System has acquired the 22-bed Spirit of Mercy Skilled Nursing and Transitional Care Unit effective March 1st. The Unit is located on the 5th Floor of Regional Hospital of Scranton [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: General News|Comments Off on ALLIED SERVICES ACQUIRES SPIRIT OF MERCY SKILLED NURSING UNIT

Group therapy & autism: what we’re learning​

According to the latest analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children in the United States have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD refers to a group of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by repetitive and characteristic patterns of behavior and difficulties with social communication and interaction. The symptoms are present from early [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: General News|Comments Off on Group therapy & autism: what we’re learning​

Department of Human Services shifts on proposal for disabled workers

Re-posted from the Times Tribune BY ROBERT SWIFT, HARRISBURG BUREAU CHIEF / PUBLISHED: MARCH 14, 2017 HARRISBURG — State officials yanked a proposal requiring disabled people who receive work services to participate in community activities after hundreds of the workers and their families rallied at the Capitol against it. A family from Throop joined the rally [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: General News|Comments Off on Department of Human Services shifts on proposal for disabled workers

Staff promotions highlight excellence in nursing and leadership

Kimberly Yablonski, RN, ADON: Allied Services Integrated Health System announced Kimberly Yablonski, RN as the new Assistant Director of Nursing at the Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center in Scranton. A twelve year employee of Allied Services, Yablonski brings more than 25 years of experience to her new role. During her career, she has specialized in gerontology [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Career News|Comments Off on Staff promotions highlight excellence in nursing and leadership

Your Generosity in Action: An Update on WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 7

REPOSTED from WNEP.com BY RYAN LECKEY After a record-breaking year of fundraising, new life-changing rehabilitation technology has been brought to our area thanks to your contributions to WNEP-TV's Ryan's Run 7. Last fall, you helped us raise $502,315.00. Ryan's Run benefits kids and adults with disabilities served by Allied Services. On Wednesday, Newswatch 16's Ryan [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Allied Rehab, Foundation, Fundraising, Heinz Rehab, Media, Ryan's Run, Technology|Comments Off on Your Generosity in Action: An Update on WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 7