Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

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Name: Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Marine Corps veteran from Normalville gets up to 2 years for shooting young deer spotter

A Fayette County man on Friday apologized for shooting at deer spotters, hitting a teenage girl who was handling a spotlight in the back of a pickup.“I'm very sorry to you and to your family,” said Jeremy James Pritts to Cortney Snyder, 19, during his ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Cornwall Manor's skilled nursing facility receives deficiency-free inspection

The annual Pennsylvania Department of Health inspection that took place in March at Cornwall Manor's Health Center resulted in a deficiency-free inspection, according to Edward Peiffer, Cornwall Manor's vice president of operations. The on-site inspection ... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

How to Select an Elder Care Attorney

Posted By Lifestyles over 50 - on Apr 7, 2014According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP),more than 10,000 people a day have been turning age 65 since thestart of 2011, marking yet another milestone for an estimated 77million Baby Boomers ... [Published Lifestyles over 50 - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Mom Who Drowned Sons Hit Them With A Van Last Year

A Pennsylvania mom, who drowned her sons, was previously investigated by a child welfare agency. According to police, Laurel Michelle Schlemmer hit her two youngest sons with her van in 2013. Although the incident was investigated, authorities eventually ... [Published Inquisitr - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Second Son Dies In PA Drowning Case Against Mother Who Heard 'Crazy Voices'

Laurel Michelle Schlemmer’s 6-year-old son, Daniel, has been declared brain dead less than one week after she was arrested for criminal homicide.Her 3-year-old son Luke died Tuesday after Schlemmer, 40, allegedly tried to drown both children in the bathtub ... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Brother on life support in bathtub drowning

MCCANDLESS, Pa. — The 6-year-old brother of a boy who drowned in a bathtub has no brain activity and is on life support, according to the prosecutor's office that says their mother caused the injuries by sitting on them.Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, 40, ... [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Pa Observes Autism Awareness Day

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA - Governor Tom Corbett declared Wednesday, April 2 Autism Awareness Day in Pennsylvania, as part of the worldwide observance.The governor says  the number of people in the state who receive services for autism  has nearly tripled ... [Published WTAJ-TV - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Low Income Heat Energy Assistance Program deadline extended

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. PITTSBURGH -- Western Pennsylvania’s natural gas utilities Thursday announced the extension of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for the 2013-14 winter heating ... [Published Beaver County Times - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Home heating assistance program extended because of winter weather

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program has been extended for people who need home heating assistance, according to state Sen. Rob Teplitz.Teplitz said the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare will continue to accept LIHEAP applications through ... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Important websites

•  American Society on Aging: www.asaging.org•  Benefits Check: www.benefitscheckup.org•  Centre County Office of Aging: www.co.centre .pa.us/521.asp•  Centre County Info Data Base: www.centre countyinfo.org•  Community Help Centre, 24-hour crisis, 237- ... [Published Centre Daily Times - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Join panel to counter child abuse locally (letter)

Citizens Review Panels were put into place through the amendment known as Act 146 under the Child Abuse and Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). Regional panels are mandated to review and make recommendations to the commonwealth’s current child welfare ... [Published York Daily Record - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Launches Free Veterans' Behavioral Health Training

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) today announced the launch of free online military and family behavioral health trainings for service providers to better assist service members, veterans ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Feb 28 2014]

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Peiffer said in a news release, "Receiving this deficiency-free inspection is exceptional and extremely rare. This is our second deficiency-free inspection in four years. These results illustrate the commitment of our staff and the high quality care and services they provide to our residents."
"It's been an interesting ride," Gold said. "I've always enjoyed working on account of having the pleasure of having good individuals to work with. The people in this office have been very professional."
"Don't be afraid to ask questions and don't make a selection"
"Obviously, this is a horrible, horrible situation that no family should have to endure" Gillis said

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Marine Corps veteran from Normalville gets up t... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 12 2014]
Cornwall Manor's skilled nursing facility recei... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Apr 10 2014]
Domestic relations director retires after 16 ye... [Published EveningSun.com - Apr 08 2014]
How to Select an Elder Care Attorney [Published Lifestyles over 50 - Apr 07 2014]
Mom Who Drowned Sons Hit Them With A Van Last Year [Published Inquisitr - Apr 07 2014]
Second Son Dies In PA Drowning Case Against Mot... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 07 2014]
Brother on life support in bathtub drowning [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 03 2014]
Pa Observes Autism Awareness Day [Published WTAJ-TV - Apr 02 2014]
Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Declares April 2 ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 02 2014]
Low Income Heat Energy Assistance Program deadl... [Published Beaver County Times - Mar 28 2014]
Home heating assistance program extended becaus... [Published PennLive.com - Mar 26 2014]
Important websites [Published Centre Daily Times - Mar 24 2014]
Join panel to counter child abuse locally (letter) [Published York Daily Record - Mar 15 2014]
LTCI bits: Panel meets, new products and more [Published LifeHealthPro - Mar 12 2014]
Accident victim gets $18 million settlement [Published New Castle News - Mar 12 2014]
Pennsylvania Gradually Easing off Job Requireme... [Published RHRealityCheck - Mar 10 2014]
Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission Holds Fi... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 07 2014]
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Launc... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Feb 28 2014]
Winter leaves many coping with heating costs [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Feb 10 2014]
County makes progress on children's health [Published Daily Local News - Feb 07 2014]
Bonnie Squires: Governor Tom Corbett seen up cl... [Published Main Line Times - Feb 07 2014]
Pa.'s alternative to Medicaid expansion draws c... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jan 24 2014]
Policies create permanent underclass [Published Times Argus - Dec 17 2013]
Former Texas Medicaid Director Billy Millwee Na... [Published PRWeb - Dec 12 2013]
Barbara Douglas Group Child Care is shut down b... [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Sep 24 2013]
Patches Place folds Tent City program [Published New Castle News - Sep 04 2013]
Children, youth services has new director, deputy [Published New Castle News - Aug 28 2013]
Conference Highlights Work of Families and Prof... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 10 2013]
Unfinished business in Harrisburg [Published Observer-Reporter - Jul 02 2013]
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