Post-Acute and Long-Term Care at UPMC in Central Pa.

After a hospital stay for injury or illness, some patients may need continued medical care at home or at a specialized medical facility such as a rehabilitation hospital or a skilled nursing facility. This is also called post-acute care.

UPMC in Central Pa. offers post-acute and long-term care. We have a team of physicians and nurse practitioners that provide specialized medical care for patients who transfer from one care center to another, even if they require long-term care in a skilled nursing facility. Our providers are specialized in internal medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, and hospice and palliative medicine. Their goal is to provide quality care specific to your health care needs and long-term goals.

What are the benefits of the Skilled Nursing Facility Post-acute and Long-term Care Program?

  • Provides a smooth transition and good communication from hospital to care facilities.
  • Prevents hospital re-admissions and shortens time in care facilities.
  • Provides oversight of medication safety and necessity.

How do I participate in the Skilled Nursing Facility Post-acute and Long-term Care Program?

If you choose one of the skilled nursing facilities listed below, the facility's staff will coordinate your care and contact us directly if they assign one of our post-acute care providers to you.

Members of your UPMC post-acute care team will oversee your medical needs at the skilled nursing facility and maintain communication with your physician, as well as assist you with planning any medical care you may need after you leave the skilled nursing facility.

Our Locations

To learn more about skilled nursing post-acute and long-term care services, please contact your care facility. 

Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village
100 Mount Allen Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Phone: 717-697-4666 

The Campus of the Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg
4000 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Phone: 717-657-0700 

Brethren Village Retirement Community
3001 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA 17606

Phone: 717-569-2657 

Kinkora Pythian Home
25 Cove Road
Duncannon, PA 17020

Phone: 717-834-4887 

Stonebridge Health & Rehabilitation Center
102 Chandra Drive
Duncannon, Pa 17020
Phone: 717-834-4111 

Spang Crest A Luthercare Community
600 E. Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543 

Phone: 717-626-1171

UPMC Post Acute Care Network (PACN)

Skilled nursing facilities in Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry Counties have partnered with the UPMC in Central Pa. to form the PACN. This network includes an interdisciplinary team of UPMC physicians, nurse practitioners, and care coordinators that work collaboratively with skilled nursing facilities to improve the transition of care and quality outcomes for our senior population. Our goal is to provide access to the best care, at the right place, at the right time. The PACN provides clinical services, geriatric education, and evidenced-based treatment protocols so facilities can care for the senior population.

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