Community InformationPenn Home is an assisted living facility in Philadelphia, PA. Penn Home offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.
Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Penn Home offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Penn Home provides meals for residents.
Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help.
The minimum age that a resident may be is 60 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.
Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide a 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
TransportationProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersFull Tubs
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Penn Home
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $2,700 - $3,400 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $3,200 - $3,900 Monthly Semi-Private Averages $1,600 - $2,000 Monthly 2 BedroomsDisclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Estimated Fees at Penn Home
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Respite Fee Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Medium Care Needs Fee Low Care Needs Fee 2nd Person FeeDisclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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Penn Home reviewreviewed on: 10/01/2020 by Paul Vettraino
Penn Home is an older community but its very good and the people there were very nice, and it was kept pretty clean. The care services were good, however the food was average. There wasn't a huge variety of food to chose from, but they did have a couple of different dishes. The rooms were older and dated, but everything worked and was clean. They had bathrooms and showers in every room.
A homey comfortable place for momreviewed on: 11/11/2015 by Rose
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 in the home and found truly personal care for my mom. A bonus was that she knew 4 residents at the home. I am very pleased with the choice of Penn Home.
My Father Is In Good Handsreviewed on: 06/13/2016 by Anonymous
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 offer nice activities for the residents. He is pleased with the food. I know he is safe and in good hands. This is a community I would recommend.
A Wonderful Non-Profit Facility Where You Are More Than a Number!reviewed on: 10/17/2017 by Melissa L. Stager
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 further supported by the perfect record of the facility on the state website, and the value for the money. Mom has been here for almost ten months and we couldn't be happier. I am so glad a place like Penn Home exsists.
A Wonderful Non-Profit Assisted Living Facility!reviewed on: 09/15/2016 by Melissa S.
This was an incredible place. During the tour the staff interacted with the residents, and everyone on staff seemed truly happy. The residents seem happy too! I moved mom there three weeks ago and she likes it. She keeps thanking me for finding it! A non-profit is totally the way to go if you want affordablity and excellence combined. We highly recommend this home.