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Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Established: 2010
Agency: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services
Address: 12 South 8th Street, PO Box 2605
Yakima, Washington 98907-2605
United States
Contact: Rhonda Hauff, COO/Deputy CEO
Phone Number: (509) 574-5552
Fax: (509) 574-5564
Description:

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services provides low-barrier recuperative housing, medical oversight, and support services for patients needing care in lieu of hospitalization and for patients needing additional recuperation after hospital discharge. Our units are stand-alone apartments, overseen by RNs, Behavioral Health Specialists, Case Managers, and Housing Specialists, and a 2 blocks away from our HCH primary care clinic (medical/dental/behavioral health).

Operating Agency: Non-profit
Number of Beds: 10
Hours of Operation: Units are individual apartments. No staff onsite after hours, however telephone access to providers and case managers (MDs/ARNPs) is available 24hrs/7 days
Average Length of Stay: 21 Days
Admission Criteria:

Patients must have an acute medical problem that would benefit from short-term respite, be independent in ADL’s including medication administration, independent in mobility, continent, medically stable, behaviorally appropriate to be left alone, no IV lines, and does not need Skilled Nursing Facility placement.

Clinical Staff: Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Social Worker, Community Health Worker, Other
Support Services Provided: Meals, Transportation, Case Management, Other
Funding Sources: Medicaid/Medicare, Private Donations, Foundations, United Way