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Heinz Rehab Hospital hosts Autism Awareness Luncheon

Pictured, left to right, Jim Brogna, Allied Services; Atty. Bill Anzalone, Anzalone Law; Joan Godlewski; Bill Godlewski; LynnMarie Shedlock; Sean Shedlock; Tom McGrath, McGrath Medical Supplies; Leslie Fath, Allied Services; Dr. Michael Raymond; Tina McCarthy, Allied Services; Alex Rogers, Bedwick & Jones Printing. Staff, supporters and community members gathered recently at Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre to [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|Categories: General News|Comments Off on Heinz Rehab Hospital hosts Autism Awareness Luncheon

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

Coaches, players set for arena stage

REPOSTED from The Times Tribune BY MATT BUFANO WILKES-BARRE TWP. — High school players, coaches and administrators filed into a news conference Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Arena, which, come Thursday, will be the epicenter of local basketball. “If you’re a basketball fan, if you’re a basketball junkie, you need to be at the arena this weekend,” said [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Categories: General News|Comments Off on Coaches, players set for arena stage

ALLIED SERVICES ACQUIRES SPIRIT OF MERCY SKILLED NURSING UNIT

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 and will complement the existing, nationally-acclaimed Allied Services Inpatient Rehab Unit which exists on the same floor of the hospital. Regional Hospital [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Categories: General News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ALLIED SERVICES ACQUIRES SPIRIT OF MERCY SKILLED NURSING UNIT

New Bereavement Support Group

Allied Services is preparing to launch a new support group on its Scranton campus. The Bereavement Support Group is free and open to Allied Services employees, families served by Allied Services Hospice and the general public. Theresa Doughty, MS, Spiritual and Bereavement Counselor for Allied Services Hospice will lead the groups. Theresa has 20 years of [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: General News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Bereavement Support Group