DHS Provider Training
Celebrating One Decade of Collaboration
On June 6th the Pennsylvania Association of Home and Community Based Services Providers (PA HCBS) held its 10th Anniversary Celebration at the Harrisburg Hilton. PA HCBS is a statewide organization of Home and Community Based Service providers that assists more than 40,000 eligible seniors and people with disabilities, affording them the opportunity to remain independent by receiving support in the setting of their choice.
Evan Forrester served as Emcee while Martha Roherty, Executive Director, NASUAD delivered the keynote address. An elaborate cake, designed and decorated by Carlo’s Bakery (Cake Boss) was also unveiled to the delight of the guests.
An awards ceremony followed honoring the original Founders of the organization and individual agencies that have provided leadership for many years. Program participants, direct care workers and individuals who transitioned from nursing homes into the community were presented with special awards as recognition of their accomplishments. Honorable Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne and Deputy Secretary of OLTL, Kevin Hancock where among the State officials who presented participant awards.
PA HCBS actively advocates for resources and high quality supports for all consumers and collaborates with state and local officials as well as managed care providers.
Pictures of presenters, award winners, other honorees and the PA HCBS 10th Anniversary Carlo’s Bakery “Masterpiece” can be viewed at www.pa-hcbs.org.
To learn more about PA HCBS and its goals and objectives, please visit us at www.pa-hcbs.org
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