Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), Lynchburg
Who We Are
Centra PACE provides a program of health and social services to seniors who qualify for nursing facility level of care but want to stay in their home. An interdisciplinary team of professionals made up of primary care physicians, registered nurses, social worker, health aides, transportation personnel, rehabilitation therapists, dietitians and recreation/activity personnel work with a participant and his or her family to develop a tailored plan of care which is monitored closely and updated as needed.
PACE participants can be picked up from their home each morning and brought to the PACE Center. The Center provides socialization, hot lunch and medical assistance as needed. A PACE participant must live in the city of Lynchburg or surrounding communities within 30 minutes of downtown Lynchburg.
Services provided are:
Medical care and transportation to and from specialists
Adult day care
Hospital care. (PACE team will coordinate care)
Vision, hearing and dental care
Rehabilitation and therapy services
Durable medical equipment
Outpatient medical services: lab work, xrays, etc.
Mental health care
Home care and nutritional services
24-hour on-call physician services
Personal emergency response
Wheelchair accessible transportation
A participant of Centra PACE receives all health care services arranged by the interdisciplinary team. If a participant receives medical services from an out-of-network provider or without prior authorization, he or she may be liable for the full cost of those services. Capacity is 75.
SERVICE AREA: part of Lynchburg city; part of counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell.