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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 | 2017-03-29T07:50:21+00:00 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 | 2017-03-29T06:52:09+00:00 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 | 2017-03-14T07:06:02+00:00 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 | 2017-03-29T15:40:04+00:00 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 | 2017-03-29T15:29:09+00:00 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 | 2017-03-29T15:29:09+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Categories: General News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Bereavement Support Group

Heinz Rehab Hospital seeking applicants for Rose Brader Scholarships

Allied Services Heinz Rehab Hospital is now accepting applications for its annual Rose Brader Scholarships.  The Rose Brader Scholarship Committee is offering several $500.00 scholarships to Luzerne County Residents who are pursuing an education or advanced training in Physical, Occupational, Speech, or Recreational Therapy. The scholarships are named in honor of Rose Brader, a former Director of [...]

By | 2017-03-29T15:29:09+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: General News, Heinz Rehab, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Heinz Rehab Hospital seeking applicants for Rose Brader Scholarships

Allied Services Honors its Miracle Makers

Allied Services Integrated Health System recently honored the contributions and successes of employees and managers from various divisions at their bimonthly Miracle Maker luncheon. Standing, from left, are: Jim Brogna, Vice President of Corporate Advancement & Communication;  Laura Piazza-Smith, Vice President, Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center; Pearl Stanek, Food Service Worker, Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center; Carl Miller, supportive [...]

By | 2017-03-29T15:29:09+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: General News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Allied Services Honors its Miracle Makers

Allied Services’ Brittany Arnold Tyahla earns specialist certification in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Brittany Arnold Tyahla, B.A., C.P.R.P., an employee at Allied Services Integrated Health System since 2014 recently received her certification in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Tyahla is a Residential Supervisor for Allied Services’ 10-bed Community Residential Program in Pottsville. She works directly with adult individuals who have a mental health diagnosis, developing individual rehabilitation plans and overseeing their progress. [...]

By | 2017-03-29T15:29:09+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Career News, General News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Allied Services’ Brittany Arnold Tyahla earns specialist certification in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

FNCB Donates $5,000 in Scholarship Funds to Allied Services dePaul School for Dyslexia

FNCB Bank, locally-based for over 100 years, announced a $5,000 Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donation to the Allied Services dePaul School for Dyslexia. Since 2010, FNCB has contributed $1,200,000 to local educational and scholarship organizations through the program. Allied Services dePaul School is committed to helping children overcome learning disabilities so they can return [...]

By | 2017-03-29T15:29:09+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: dePaul School, General News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on FNCB Donates $5,000 in Scholarship Funds to Allied Services dePaul School for Dyslexia