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Gift Wrap Booth

A long standing tradition , the Gift Wrap Booth at Park City Center is open through late December. This year there are two locations:  Sears Mall and Center Court.UDS Gift Wrap Booth

Take the hassle out of your Holiday and allow the UDS “wrap artists” to create expertly wrapped and individually unique packaging for your gifts. The Gift Wrap Booth is a large part of the United Disabilities Services fundraising program, helping UDS continue the mission to help people with disabilities, so gather your gifts and support this great cause!

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Water Containment Solutions

Keeping water inside a shower/bath increases the safety factor of the whole bathroom. We have many water containment solutions that work with various styles of accessible shower units. Three products are featured below, but be sure to browse the entire UDS eStore at estore.udservices.org.

Corner Setting Half Height Bi-fold Shower DoorCorner Setting Half Height Bi-fold Shower Door – Half height design allows a caregiver to assist the user in showering, while controlling water and keeping caregiver dry. Once closed, the doors create a water barrier, ensuring that no water runs out of the shower, and controlling water splash. When opened, the doors allow full access to roll-in showers, walk-in showers and full barrier-free showers. Available in many different sizes!

Collapsible Water DamCollapsible Water Dam – Selected as a high quality option to control water spillage in barrier-free and roll-in showers, the collapsible dam is 1” high with strong self-adhesive bottom. Features:

  • Provides for water retention yet collapses when rolled over by a walker or wheelchair
  • Helps reduce maintenance in barrier-free showers

Alcove Setting Half Height Bi-fold Shower DoorAlcove Setting Half Height Bi-fold Shower Door – Half height design allows a caregiver to assist the user in showering, while controlling water and keeping the caregiver dry. Features:

  • Allows swing in either direction up to 180⁰ for greater opening area
  • Designed for use with Mullen Shower Pan (not recommended for other showers)
  • Limited 30-day warranty
  • EXTRA WIDE DOOR COMPENSATOR: Adds 1” of adjustment to each side of bi-fold doors.

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A Family’s Transition to Accessible Living

Transitioning into an accessible living home is never easy, but UDS is here to help. With the experience, expertise, and sensitivity, we at UDS can help provide you with the products, services, and modifications necessary to help make your home feel safer.  Our modification experts can help evaluate your needs while providing smart solutions for every aspect of your modification.  We provide superior customer service while offering modifications for every area of your home, including your bathroom, kitchen, bedroom, and even workplace modifications.

Our success stories prove that with the help of the UDS team, we can help you or your loved one live an easier, more independent life through home modification.  Interested in learning more about how UDS can help you and your family?  Check out one of our favorite stories here and visit our Accessible Home Modifications page to learn more.

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Adult Enrichment Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are an important part of the UDS Adult Enrichment program. Our volunteer teachers enable UDS to offer specialized classes such as knitting, computer skills, music and Bible study. Some of our volunteers have been with us over 10 years, but we always welcome new people to come join us.

If you have a special skill or talent to share and you’d like to make a difference in the lives of others, we’d love to talk to you. Consider being an Arts and Crafts Volunteer, a Budget Class Instructor, a Literacy Instructor or Homework Volunteer, a Lunch Helper, a Mobility Training Volunteer, a Needlework Volunteer, or a Special Events Volunteer.

For more information contact UDS at 888-UDS-4235 or ResourceCenter@udservices.org.

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Home Durable Medical Equipment

Home medical equipment is vital to independent living and home health. Finding the durable medical equipment that best meets your needs can be a challenge. That’s where our half-century of experience working with people with disabilities and the elderly in Central Pennsylvania is most helpful. You can count on our expertise, personal service and caring attitude.

United Disabilities Services offers a full line of durable medical equipment. Working closely with the UDS Accessible Home Modifications team, our professionals use their knowledge, experience and expertise to determine the right equipment to best meet your needs and make your home more accessible, more convenient, and safer. Our broad spectrum of top quality, state-of-the-art home health equipment and supplies includes:

  • Manual and Power Wheelchairs and Scooters
  • Home Elevators, Stair Lifts and Porch Lifts
  • Vehicle and Patient Lifts
  • Hospital Beds
  • Commodes and Bathroom Safety
  • Walkers, Canes, Crutches
  • Personal Emergency Alert Systems

We provide superior customer service, education and assistance for you and your physicians and therapists, help with insurance issues, and information about financial assistance. Our technicians provide expert equipment assembly, adjustment, cleaning, and repair. For wheelchairs, we perform personal evaluations, fitting and fabrication to ensure proper seating support and comfort.

We offer pickup and delivery within a one-hour radius of Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Dauphin, Lebanon, York.

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Smart Business: Hiring People With Disabilities

All too frequently, individuals with disabilities are overlooked when applying for jobs. At UDS, we are driven to help those with disabilities find jobs through our employment services program. UDS Employment Services is designed to meet the needs of local employers and individuals with disabilities. Our counselors work one-on-one with individuals through all of the phases of the employment process, from job assessment all the way to job maintenance. UDS Employment Services helps not only those looking for full-time positions, but those considering part-time, seasonal, temporary, and internship positions. To learn more about UDS Employment Services, take a look at the video.

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Learn More About One of Our Featured Products

From the Invisia Collection, this Accent Ring is one of the featured products from our eStore available in Chrome, Brushed Nickel and Powder Coated White. Integrated Grab Bar for elegant safety with a 350 lb. user weight capacity. Discreet wall stems with concealed screws and multi-contact wall supports.

Visit our eStore for home modification resources that will help you select carefully vetted products for your project. Our eStore is not only about products, but is also available to help you with information, resources, expertise and remodeling services, as well.

For more about United Disabilities Services’ broad range of services, click here.

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