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Welcome to Advantage Care  

 

The Pearl & Jack Ain Advantage Care Diagnostic & Treatment Center is a state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment center providing medical and dental services to children and adults with special needs. Advantage Care provides the highest quality, comprehensive medical services and a wide range of health services including women’s health, psychiatry, podiatry and dental services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. Comprehensive dental services are provided in cooperation with North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Department of Dental Medicine. 

 

Advantage Care provides personalized desensitization programs for children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.  Desensitization methods combined with other strategies are utilized to reduce the fears that patients experience during medical and dental appointments and are intended to assist patients in following treatment recommendations for improving overall health and well being.  These programs allow us to assist our patients with developing a positive approach to their medical and dental visits; enabling them to be more comfortable when seeing providers. 

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  • Send a secure message to your provider
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  • Request a referral
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What is a Medical Home?
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News & Announcements

 

New Health Center Opens in Freeport

The Advantage Care Center recently opened its newest health center in Freeport. The Center includes primary medical care, dental, psychiatry, psychology, speech language pathology and podiatry and is licensed by the Department of Health. Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with additional hours to be added in 2015. Please make an online appointment using the Patient Portal or call 516-686-4400.  

 

Aspiration
Aspiration is defined as the inhalation of food, fluid, saliva, medication or other foreign material into the trachea and/or lungs. This can occur during swallowing, choking, or if stomach contents are refluxed back into the throat. Although aspiration can occur with anyone, attentiveness to the following information will help identify risk factors, symptoms and interventions important to consider for persons we support.
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Flu Season Is Upon Us
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. Find out some facts and tips about the flu by click here or viist the Department of Health for further info.

 

We are a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home
New York State Medicaid has chosen to adopt medical home standards that are consistent with those of the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Physician Practice Connections® - Patient-Centered Medical Home Program (PPC-PCMH™). The PPC-PCMH™ is a model of care that seeks to strengthen the physician-patient relationship by promoting improved access, coordinated care, and enhanced patient/family involvement. Effective September 4, 2012 Advantage Care was granted level 3 recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, Read more...

 

 Admission Packet

Prior to your first visit to the Advantage Care please fill out the following admission packet and bring with you. 

Admission Information click here

 Dental Corner

 

Learn more about reinforcing healthy dental habits!

 

Click here to learn about our Desensitization Process

Click here to watch this fun video that reminds you to brush your teeth for healthy habits!

Click here to see how much fun it can be to brush your teeth!

What should you do during a dental emergency? Click here to learn more.


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