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2 edition of Directory of Pennsylvania institutions caring for the sick and the aged. found in the catalog.

Directory of Pennsylvania institutions caring for the sick and the aged.

Pennsylvania. Dept. of Public Welfare.

Directory of Pennsylvania institutions caring for the sick and the aged.

by Pennsylvania. Dept. of Public Welfare.

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Published by The Dept.] in [Harrisburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • Old age homes -- Pennsylvania -- Directories.,
    • Hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Directories.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPrepared by the Bureau of Assistance.
      GenreDirectories.
      SeriesBulletin, no. 51
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1468.P4 A5 1930
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 p.
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6507872M
      LC Control Number46036707
      OCLC/WorldCa23989298

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      Prayers for National Life For our Country See also Various Occasions no. Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage: We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will. Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and. It was a multipurpose institution which catered for the sick and poor, offering shelter, food and medical care. During the late 8th and early 9th centuries, Emperor Charlemagne decreed that those hospitals that had been well conducted before his time and had fallen into decay should be restored in accordance with the needs of the time. [50].

      If the residents state that they wish to leave the institution and the staff determines that there is no place for them in the community, or believes that the individuals are not ready to go into the community, the staff will petition the courts to have the individuals committed to the institution . The Pennsylvania Caregiver Support Program works to ease the stresses of caregiving by focusing on the well-being of the caregiver. The program provides the primary caregiver with reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs associated with caregiving, such as respite, caregiving-related services and supplies.


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