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Housing Information 
Residence Life and Housing Office
McNerney Hall 235 | 300 Scotland Road
Edinboro University
Edinboro, PA 16444
(814) 732-2818
FAX  (814) 732-2314
boroliving@edinboro.edu

  • Attendant Care
  • Housing Assignments
  • Living-Learning Communities
  • Residence Hall Association and Activities
  • Residence Hall Programs
  • Room Information
  • Safety and Security
  • Staff

 

Office for Students with Disabilities
200 Glasgow Road | Crawford Center
Edinboro, PA 16444
(814) 732-2462 voice/tty
FAX (814) 732-2866

  • Alternate Testing Services
  • Assistive Technology
  • Billing for Services
  • Learning Disability Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Tactile Services
  • Van Transportation
  • Wheelchair Repair

Questions about billing may be directed to
Ms. Deb Acker at the OSD Office

 

Counseling and Psychological Services
McNerney Hall First Floor | 300 Scotland Road
Edinboro University
Edinboro, PA 16444

Student Health Services
McNerney Hall First Floor | 300 Scotland Road
Edinboro University
Edinboro, PA 16444
 

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Attendant Care Services

 

PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT SERVICES FOR RESIDENT STUDENTS

Edinboro University prides itself on its long history of providing Personal Care services for students with disabilities.  Currently, students who enroll in the university-provided Attendant Care Program are housed on the first floor of Rose Hall. There may be limited rooms available each semester. These services are made available and coordinated by a dynamic team Students with disabilities attending campus event at the stadiumof professionals who include a Program Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker and a Student Affairs professional who are all committed to student success within and outside of the classroom.  Services are provided by personal care attendants who are employed by the university, including student personnel.

 The scope of Attendant Care Services includes those activities of daily living with which students require assistance.  The program is designed to assist students in developing the skills and knowledge to maximize their independence through learning to direct their care and to make responsible decisions regarding their needs.  Among the activities of daily living for which assistance are provided are:

  • Assistance with showering, dressing, grooming
  • Assistance with laundry
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Room Cleaning
  • Assistance with braces and orthotics
  • Assistance with service animals
  • Mobility, Transferring, Positioning and Range of Motion
  • Assistance with medication

All students are encouraged to meet with members of the program team upon admission to New Student play fair interactive program during orientationdetermine needs for attendant care and other services.  Regarding housing, students must complete housing forms through the Residence Life and Housing Office and identify participation in the Attendant Care services to obtain rooms in Rose Hall. A room on the first floor of Rose Hall cannot be guaranteed. In the event all rooms are full, a wait list is established. Housing is done on a first contract-first housed basis. Please contact the Residence Life and Housing Office at  boroliving@edinboro.edu or 814-732-2818 for housing information. 

Additional information regarding Personal Care Attendant program and services may be addressed to:

Ms. Mary Fetzner-Jensen, RN
Program Nurse
Rose Hall
235 Darrow Road
Edinboro, PA 16444

mfetzner@edinboro.edu