Penn Home

1401 E. Susquehanna Ave Philadelphia PA 19125

866-465-5993

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Summary of Penn Home located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

At Penn Home, we provide an assortment of community amenities. Our facility is located nearby public transportation.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to occupants. It's our passion to entertain visiting guests, meals provided. We offer specified meal alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical health. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. Included in our exercise program are stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may participate in community service programs. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents.

Languages Spoken at Penn Home

Staff members who speak Spanish are employed by the community.

Community Amenities at Penn Home

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Eastern and Western-exposure and ground floor quarters are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Featured Services at Penn Home

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. Our staff includes a nurse practitioner who serves as a medical director, responsible for assembling healthcare and medication management programs for residents. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are accounted for. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours.

Find your home at Penn Home

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 45 residents. The building was built in 1848, and most recently renovated in 2009. We accept residents from the age of 60 and above.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.

Pricing at Penn Home

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Penn Home

4.4 of 5 Average rating
8 Reviews
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(4) A Place For Mom
(4) SeniorAdvisor.com
  • A Wonderful Non-Profit Facility Where You Are More Than a Number!

    Visiting facilities for my mother was a bit overwhelming and slightly depressing until I found Penn Home. Right away I knew it was the place... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    A Wonderful Non-Profit Facility Where You Are More Than a Number!

    Visiting facilities for my mother was a bit overwhelming and slightly depressing until I found Penn Home. Right away I knew it was the place for my mom when the person on the tour actually helped and spoke with the residents. My choice was... more

  • My Father Is In Good Hands

    Everything is going very well for my father here at this community. They are caring him very well and I'am pleased. It is a good looking... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    My Father Is In Good Hands

    Everything is going very well for my father here at this community. They are caring him very well and I'am pleased. It is a good looking community, they do a good job with keeping everything nice and clean. They have a great staff. They do... more

  • A homey comfortable place for mom

    This home is located in my mom's neighborhood and its interior is very similar to the interior of her house, making for a familiar... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    A homey comfortable place for mom

    This home is located in my mom's neighborhood and its interior is very similar to the interior of her house, making for a familiar transition. The care is all inclusive so there are no extra fees. I visited frequently for her first week... more

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Community Details at Penn Home

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    • Penn Home Amenities

      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Meals Provided
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Vegetarian
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Activities Onsite

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Penn Home

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