Care

Enjoy the Security of Complete Care

At Meadowood Senior Living in Worcester, Pennsylvania, you’ll enjoy an active, independent lifestyle,with the peace of mind of future care, should it ever be needed. Because all of our residents have unique health situations and personal preferences, we offer several types of supportive services and care to help them live life to the fullest.

Choices to Fit Your Individual Situation

  • Catered Living: Services performed in the comfort of a resident’s Independent Living residence, such as light housekeeping, pet care, grocery shopping and more
  • Personal Care: Assistance with daily activities in our Laurel House Personal Care residence
  • Skilled Nursing: Compassionate Skilled Nursing services for individuals who are temporarily or permanently in need of 24-hour health care services
  • Home Health services: Part-time and intermittent Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, which may include assistance from a Home Health aide
  • Short-term Rehab: A variety of therapies to promote a fast, full recovery, including physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Memory Care: Personalized care for residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment

Convenient On-site Medical Services

We also offer on-site physician care and health care services to help our residents maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

For the convenience of our residents, our retirement community provides an on-site physician suite, where several of our physicians have office hours. The attending physician is responsible for the coordination of our residents’ medical care, including office visits, physicals, drug prescriptions, medical review and referral to specialists and therapists. Our on-site physician services include:

  • Audiology/hearing aid services
  • Cardiology care
  • Routine laboratory work
  • Mental health/counseling services
  • Optician/Optometry
  • Dermatology
  • Dental hygiene
  • Chiropractic care
  • Podiatry
  • Therapy services
  • Routine laboratory work

Easy Appointment Scheduling

Residents who choose to use a Meadowood doctor as their attending physician may schedule appointments through the Resident Care Office. Appointments with community physicians and specialists, as well as arrangements for outside testing, are also handled through this office. As a result, our residents have no need to make appointments at off-site doctors’ offices or deal with unreasonable waits. Most importantly, this feature provides access to exceptional medical care, if it is needed.

A Collaborative Approach to Care

Our medical services office is staffed with an administrator, nurses and nursing assistants and an administrative assistant. The members of our staff collaborate with physicians to provide care and management for our residents’ acute and chronic health care needs. In addition to responding to our call response system, our Resident Care staff is available to provide short-term supportive services related to illness or injury. Should a resident require medication, Meadowood has contracts with Skippack Pharmacy for prescription service and delivery.

Resident Care office hours:

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Hospital Affiliations

Meadowood is in close proximity to the following hospitals:

Wellness Programs and Services

Nutritional counseling is available to residents who have concerns or questions about their diet.

Educational presentations by professional experts are given periodically on topics of interest in the field of health & wellness.

The Living Well newsletter is published throughout the year and contains information about in-house services, up-to-date news on current health issues and wellness articles.

Pastoral Care provides residents and their families with spiritual guidance and makes referrals for long-term spiritual counseling needs. The chaplain, who supports spiritual life programming for all faiths, works with area clergy to maintain our residents’ connection with their home faith community. At Meadowood, there is a rich diversity among our residents’ spiritual beliefs, and our retirement community embraces people of all faith traditions. Residents can practice their faith through various forms of resident-centered worship, spiritual retreats, an intercessory prayer group, and a Transitions group that explores the spiritual and emotional aspects of the aging process. The chaplain is available to:

  • Support residents, staff and their families in their spiritual journey
  • Educate the community on the diversity of spiritual living
  • Offer encouragement in times of transition, crisis and need
  • Officiate at memorial services, upon request