Alexian Brothers PACE is a Community-based Alternative to Nursing Home Care
Alexian Brothers Community Services (ABCS) is a community-based program whose purpose is to serve the frail elderly residents of Hamilton County with a healthcare model including senior home care, adult daycare and specialized geriatric medical care. PACE is a coordinated health and social services program that enables participants to remain in their own homes and communities rather than moving to nursing homes. It is a unique system of managed care which includes services in the home, at the PACE center, and if necessary, in the hospital or other medical facility. Alexian Brothers Community Services is part of the national Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE.) Started locally in 1998, PACE is a jointly sponsored project of Alexian Brothers and the Tennessee Bureau of TennCare.
If you are caring for an elderly loved one, it's time to find out what PACE can do for you and your family.
Through a multi-disciplinary team made up of physicians, nurses, medical social workers, health aides, transportation providers, rehabilitation therapists, dietitians and others, an exclusive plan of care is determined for every participant with a preventive approach. Progress is constantly monitored for each participant to keep problems to a minimum and help avert health catastrophes.
Who is eligible?
Individuals who are:
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of frail older adults and their families through comprehensive care and support in their homes and communities.
For more information call Alexian Brothers PACE (423) 698-0802 or
call the PACE Intake Coordinator directly at (423) 495-9114.
Services for hearing impaired: TTY (800) 848-0298
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Chattanooga Times Free Press recently reported about how "PACE aims to keep seniors out of nursing homes."
Read the entire article HERE.
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