Orion provides excellent staff-to-resident ratios and we are proud of our dedicated and long standing staff.
Each member of the Orion staff team is a caring, patient, and compassionate individual with a specific interest in caring for senior adults with physical frailty, disability and memory loss. Each staff member undergoes extensive initial as well as on-going training.
The Orion staff works as a team to provide consistent, continuous, high quality care while monitoring and assisting with the emotional, physical, health, and spiritual needs of our residents.
ORION SOMEPLACE SPECIAL - Features of the residence and grounds
Orion is most often and best described as cozy bed and breakfast inn that is located on beautiful peaceful surrounding in the Allison Park area of Pittsburgh's North Hills
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- Three home cooked, nutritious meals served daily in the family-style dining room
- Snacks and beverages available 24 hours daily
- Food service program seasonal menus which are designed specifically for senior adults
- Food services coordinator
- Cooks trained in home-style cooking
- Alternative food and beverage items available at each meal
- Guest meals available for minimal charge
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS
Orion offers educational and support for families and friends who are involved with loved ones affected by physical frailty, disability and memory loss. The support and educational network is comprised of select Orion staff, regional consultants, and outside individual and agencies, who offer a wealth of understanding and knowledge in special care.
Orion's activities program is designed to meet the unique emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual needs of each resident. Opportunities for structured and spontaneous activities are provided for groups and individuals.
Activities focus on socialization, reminiscence,
therapeutic exercise, relaxation and common daily tasks:
A unique aspect of Orion's activities program is our
strong intergenerational and pet therapy program:
- Visits from residents young relatives and the children of staff members
- Visits from community youth groups, schools, church groups, Girl Scouts, Brownies and Boy Scouts
- Pet birds on site