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Home Health Service 

Serving Westmoreland County, Allegheny County, and Southwestern PA since 1995, The Thorne Group has helped thousands of area residents maintain their independence with assistance from our dedicated nurses, therapists, and aides.

Since its beginning, The Thorne Group has been a large scale provider of home health services for the Area Agency on Aging and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.

Over 1,000 patients per year receive some form of home health services or home care from our agency. nursing

The Thorne Group’s staff of professionals is experienced in home health care and committed to providing you with the best care possible. In addition, our agency is locally-owned, family-operated and free standing, not part of a chain.

We invite you to learn more about our Services, including our sought after HomeCare/Private Duty and Distant Caring options.

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Located in Youngwood, PA, The Thorne Group is Medicare certified and state licensed. Caregivers are carefully screened with background checks, employment verifications, references, and skills tests. All agency staff is supervised by our administrator, a registered nurse with over 20 years experience in home health care.

Of course, services from The Thorne Group are tailored to your needs with an individualized plan of care designed to optimize your mental and physical health and welfare.

The Thorne Group Exceeds Compliance Requirements for all Levels of Standards in Recent Survey

In June, 2012, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services/Area Agency on Aging (ACDHS/AAA) conducted a monitoring visit at The Thorne Group for OPTIONS Personal Care/Personal Assistance Services/Home Support.

After final scoring, Home Health Services by The Thorne Group achieved scores of 100% (high level standards), 99% (medium level standards), and 100% (low level standards), exceeding compliance for all levels of standards.

We appreciate the contributions made by all of our staff. Keep up the good work!

The Thorne Group Ranks in the TOP 100 out of 7,500 Agencies

The Thorne Group was named to the Top 100 Home Health agencies in the United States and the Top 10 in Pennsylvania! Approximately 7,500 agencies were ranked. blood pressure

The ranking, performed by Outcome Concept Systems, scored agencies on three categories – quality of care, quality improvement and financial performance.

The data utilized comes from CMS’ Home Health Compare database and cost reports submitted to CMS. Selection of top agencies by this independent organization is quite an honor.

We’re very proud of our achievement, and prouder still that we have been able to attain and maintain high quality performance standards. We credit our administrator, Cheryl Dott, and our fine staff of nurses, aides and office assistants, for continuing dedication and hard work.

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Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties, including the communities of Greensburg, Irwin, North Huntingdon, Latrobe, Derry, and more.

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Note from a Retiring Aide

A member of our team for 11 years, Patricia Brunner retired recently. She had these kind words to say:

  If this caring and compassionate firm continues as is, they will thrive for a long time. Your care of patients and employees was top of the line. The treatment I received as an employee... was excellent

This job has enriched me and blessed me from day one. Thank you to The Thorne Group. 

 --Patricia Noska Brunner

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Our Services Include

Home Care/Private Duty

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Distant Caring

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Geriatric Special Services

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Telehealth Monitoring

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Skilled Nursing

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Social Services

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Home Psychiatric Nursing

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