Clinic Services

Arc of Yates Article 16 Clinic is certified by NYS OPWDD, under the direction of a board certified physician, and staffed by dedicated professionals.

Our Clinic supports the mission of the Arc of Yates by providing services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve a higher level of independence.  The one-on-one, personal treatment and attention provided enhances the social, emotional and physical health of the people we serve.

Our Clinic team is composed of professionals from disciplines that are relevant for identifying an individual’s needs and interests and designing a program to best meet those needs.  The Clinic team works together to provide individualized services and periodically reviews the individual’s plan of service.

Our clinic is located at 235 North Avenue in Penn Yan.  Appointments are typically scheduled Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm but other appointment times are available upon request.

Our dedicated professionals provide the following clinical disciplines:

  • Dietetics/Nutrition

  • Nursing Services

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Psychiatric Services

  • Psychological/Behavioral Therapy

  • Social Work Counseling

Besides our ongoing services, we provide a variety of specialized assessments:

  • Psychological Testing/Eligibility Assessments

  • Guardianship

  • Competency and Capacity for decision making and informed consent

  • Assessment of Risk

  • Adaptive Equipment

  • Wheelchair Assessment

  • Autism Diagnosis and Evaluations

Nutrition – Our Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist provides individuals with a complete nutrition assessment to determine their requirements and then design realistic, personalized nutrition recommendations to meet each person’s unique needs and goals.  Exercise plans and stress reduction techniques are also available.  We provide nutrition counseling and education for weight loss, heart disease, diabetes, Renal disease, Label reading, Smart shopping, healthy cooking modifications and making healthy food/lifestyle.

Nursing Services - Nursing is provided by registered nurses and services include assessment and evaluation of an individual’s healthcare needs. Nursing services also encompass health and wellness education, along with counseling on disease and medication management, healthy lifestyle planning, and techniques for coping with chronic illness.

Occupational Therapy – Our OT team will perform a complete evaluation for upper extremity and hand function. OTs will work with people who need assistance with any of their Activities of Daily Living ( ADL’s),  such as dressing and hygiene skills and things that impact their ADL’s such as  endurance, functional mobility, sensory integration, visual perceptual skills, ergonomics, adaptive equipment needs, transfers, fine motor and gross motor control and coordination. We provided splint fabrication, wheelchair clinic and positioning and seating solutions.

Psychiatric Services -   Our psychiatrist addresses mental, emotional or behavior disorders with appropriate medication interventions as necessary.

Psychology – The role of psychotherapy can be essential to help individuals learn to take control of their life and respond to challenging situations with healthy coping skills.  Our clinicians utilize a wide range of therapeutic modalities and techniques during both group and individual treatment sessions to address a variety of issues.

Social Work – Our Social Workers will work with individuals, families and groups to develop a plan to address behaviors, emotions, attitudes, relationships, and social conditions to restore and enhance the individual’s capacity to meet personal and social needs.

 

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Arc of Yates Receives Grant from Nord Family Foundation

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Arc of Yates Receives Grant from Nord Family Foundation

Keuka Lake School, a program of the Arc of Yates, was awarded a grant in the amount of $33,000 from the Nord Family Foundation to support the ever increasing demand for Early Intervention and Universal Prekindergarten and Daycare services for children in and around a five county region...

Thank you, Penn Yan Rotary

  • 30 October 2017
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Thank you, Penn Yan Rotary

Members of Penn Yan Rotary teamed up with staff and individuals from the Arc of Yates’ Center for Lifelong Learning to create planter boxes.  Jeff Krans, Rotary Club member, organized the effort by securing grant funding and organizing the volunteer effort.  Over the course of four months, participants prepped the material for the project, developed the designs and built the planter boxes. 

Arc of Yates Awarded Grant

  • 24 October 2017
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Arc of Yates Awarded Grant

The Arc of Yates received a grant in the amount of $3,000 from the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning.  The grant will allow the Agency to continue to develop its Greenspace Project, construction of which began earlier this year.  The two acre parcel, adjacent to the facilities 235 program center, was purchased in 2014 to complete flood mitigation and is being cleared to create a wheelchair accessible cinder trail...

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235 North Avenue 
Penn Yan, NY 14527

 (315) 536-7447
 info@arcofyates.org 
 www.arcofyates.org