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Dominican Sisters Family Health Service Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Community Health Systems, Health, Health Care, Home Health Care

Mission: Dsfhs is a non-profit home health agency that provides compassionate and family focused home care

Programs: The certified home health agency provides care and support to those who have home health care needs that are for limited duration. Care may involve skilled nursing, case management, medical social worker, home health aides, physical, occupational and speech therapies. Additional speciality services provided are maternal/child health, mental health services, wound care and pain management, health education and supervision and screening for nursing home placement. Pastoral care counseling is provided in both english and spanish to help patients and families of all faiths cope spiritually and emotionally with iliness and healing.

long term home health care program - the long term home health care program is also known as the "nursing home without walls". Care and support services are provided to disabled and the chronically ill who are medicaid eligible for admission to a nursing home but chooses to be maintained at home. Programs are budgeted at 75% of the cost of nursing home. Services include skilled nursing, case management, personal care aides, home health aides, physical, occupational and speech therapies. Waivered

adjunct programs provide non-medical services, which are not reimburseable, to the most vulnerable members of society. In westchester, the senior community care program responds to escalating needs of the frail elderly by providing case management and housekeeping. In the south bronx, the infant-toddler/parents program provides early childhood education, assessment, intervention and education for children birth to three years along with family support services. Family life works intensely with f

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Rating: 5

This is a wonderful nonprofit that happens to also be a wonderful client and appreciative community participant. The Dominican Sisters organization gives time and expertise to other nonprofits as well. They are skilled and professional in their expertise, and well established. They would greatly benefit from recognition, as would their clients. Thanks!