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Founded in 1996, Park House is one of only six programs in the U.S. providing day health services for people with HIV/AIDS. Research shows that people who participate in day health programs see a significant reduction in hospitalizations, decreased length of hospital stays, and a drastic reduction in nursing home admissions.
The Park House program offers individuals with HIV/AIDS a place to socialize, find support and build skills to improve their physical health and emotional wellness. Both an adult day health center and a mental health day treatment program, this outpatient service is open 9 a.m.– 4 p.m., Monday – Thursday and offers:
The Park House staff includes a psychologist, registered nurse, certified therapeutic recreation specialists and a chaplain. They carry out Park House’s mission to enhance quality of life, maximize human dignity, promote independence, and minimize hospitalization and institutionalization of persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Becoming a client
Park House is open to adults 18 years and older with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis. It targets those who need a supportive environment or who are diagnosed with a mental illness.
Park House clients:
Services may be reimbursable by medical assistance or private insurance. Financial assistance may be available through Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
Supporting Park House
Park House volunteers make a powerful difference in the lives of individuals with HIV/AIDS and their families. Students and interns are welcome. Contact 612-871-1264 to learn more.
Park House is supported primarily through generous donations. To make a gift online, click here and indicate that you would like to designate your dollars to Park House. To make a gift over the phone or learn more, call 612-871-1264.
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