Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
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    A letter from the JHEP to our residents' families and friends

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Welcome to JHEP

Founded in 1916, the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania's warm and inviting senior community has earned a reputation as the region’s premier provider of short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care, and Alzheimer’s care.

We welcome people of all faiths to our Scranton, Pennsylvania, community that has an engaging social activities, entertainment, full-service dining, a family room for private celebrations, beauty salon, and landscaped patio with gorgeous views of the downtown area.

To talk to our admissions team about care for your loved one, call 570-344-6177. Complete an online Admission Referral Form to schedule an appointment or download an application.

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Whats New at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

January 14, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

January 14, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak.   We have had positive tests results on multiple residents and staff throughout the week which have been updated on our call in line. As of midnight on January 13, 2022, we have had 10 additional residents and two staff member test positive. Thankfully, no one…

January 7, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

January 7, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak. As of midnight on January 6, 2022, we have had four additional residents and three staff test positive. Thankfully, no one is showing strong symptoms. Our positive and potentially exposed residents are quarantined and positive staff are off work. We are following CDC and department…

January 5, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

January 5, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

All residents on our 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor have had a second round of testing on Monday 1/3/2022, due to potential exposure.  Regretfully, four residents had positive results, those residents resided on 3rd and 4th floor.   We are continuing to follow the regulatory guidance related to testing and visitation.  The positive residents are in isolation.   Family members and all…

December 31, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

December 31, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

The increasing county-wide COVID-19 positivity rate is deeply concerning for all nursing home providers.  While, The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania is fortunate that we do not have any positive resident cases at the current time, we have learned throughout this pandemic that, as the number of COVID-19 cases increases in the surrounding community, the risk of positive cases in…

December 29, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

December 29, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We had two staff members test positive for COVID 19 today and are continuing to follow the regulatory guidance related to testing and visitation. We are testing all residents on 2, 3, and 4th floors related to potential exposure. Potentially exposed staff members will be tested as well. Family members and all others impacted by the virus will be contacted…

December 24, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

December 24, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We wish all a great holiday season. We thank you for your patience and cooperation. During this holiday season and beyond, we encourage all to continue to follow safety tips regarding COVID-19. The CDC’s main advice is for eligible Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine before gathering and traveling for the holidays. The tools we use to fight this strain…

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1101 Vine St.Scranton, PA 18510Ph: 570-344-6177Fax: 570-344-9610
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Memory Care Resources

A memory loss diagnosis is hard on everyone. Below are videos from our previous educational events that can help those diagnosed with memory loss, and their families learn the next steps to take for the future. We hope you find these videos informative and enlightening. Please reach out to our staff members with questions about caring for loved ones with dementia.

cognitive center

The Cognitive Center of Excellence designation recognizes organizations who are committed to integration of the BCAT® Approach as the standard of care to meet the cognitive needs of the aging adult. Organizations with this level of recognition have a shared philosophy with BCAT® that it is imperative to utilize evidence-based assessments, treatment interventions, and patient engagement activities that are administered by trained staff in order to care manage and maximize functional abilities for those with age related cognitive changes and cognitive decline.


Thank you so much for the beautiful care and enrichment you bring to our loved ones’ lives each and every day, especially during these trying times.

Carmel Courtney Garan

I know no one who is more deserving of moments of relaxation and peace than the incredible team at the Jewish Home. Thanks for all that you do!

Ann Courtney Frisbie

I am Emily. I’m attending the Friday morning breakfast club. One of my favorite activities. Usually, about two dozen or more people come. We have choices of different foods – cooked in the life enrichment kitchen.  The aroma of the food cooking draws everyone in! I look forward all week to this group. I put my clothes out the night before. I wait for someone to help me in the morning and I get up extra early – much earlier than other days! I wait for someone to say “Time to go!” Pancakes, French toast, fresh fruit, eggs, all different choices. But the best thing is sitting around with your friends at the breakfast club after you eat, in the room that smells so good, enjoying the company and your tea or coffee! Come join us at the Jewish Home!

Emily

Thanks for taking such good care of our loved ones during this trying situation!

Phyl Cerra Paone

We were very impressed with the care our dear friend received at the Jewish Home. She came to the Jewish Home to receive rehabilitation services however she did end up needing end of life care. The staff were compassionate and gave superb care to our friend. The staff are wonderful. We would recommend the Jewish Home!

Janice and Harris Cutler

Thank you to all of the staff for everything you do. It’s a difficult job, but you are always so kind and understanding when I call to ask about my mother. I miss being able to visit her but know she’s in good hands. And a special shout-out to the staff on the 5th floor!

Ellen McGuire

Thank you all for everything you do and keeping my Dad safe. ❤️

Robin Lukasik

I think what your organization is doing is a great thing. My aunt called me and told me what a great time she had at St. Ann’s Novena today. I think sending the residents to the Novena is such a great thing to honor a tradition. Thank you.

Tammy Tomchak

I will always remember the maintenance man hooking up my brother’s TV that weekend evening…”no problem.” I will always remember Claudia’s patient, empathetic and kind manner. I will always remember the kitchen sending up carafes of hot coffee, cold drinks and snacks.

Maureen Bell Asterbadi

I will always remember the ease with which our family spent the last three nights with our brother, Tim, with pillows, blankets all provided to us with love. I will always remember Kathy’s warm smile as she called us by name.

Maureen Bell Asterbadi

After touring several nursing homes in the New York area where I live, I made the decision to place my mother in the Jewish Home in Scranton where I was raised.

Wendy Barker, Armonk, NY

Available Employment Opportunities

Full Time
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Competitive wages and excellent benefits package including: Family health insurance, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance available. Full Time- Mostly Day shift (6 day shift, 4 Evening shift)

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Environmental Services/Housekeeping Full Time – Day Shift Must be available for rotating weekends and holidays. Applications accepted online or call Christine Giuliani at 570-344-6177×1110 to set up an interview at: The Jewish Home of Eastern PA 1101 Vine Street Scranton, PA 18510 E.O.E.

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Up to $5,000 Sign on Bonus Available! We are currently accepting applications for Full time and Part Time  LPNs for 7am-3:30pm, 3pm-11:30pm, and 11pm-7:30am. We have positions for Floor nursing and Restorative Nursing Candidates must have a valid PA license as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Must be compassionate, caring. reliable and possess good assessment skills to help take care of…

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Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania
1101 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-6177

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