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May 03, 2017

Our Residents & Consumers

Our Residents: Inglis House is a unique resource in the region and indeed, the country.  Our residents come from all over the United States to experience the best possible care and sense of...

May 03, 2017

Art Programming at Inglis

Creative expression is an important part of life at Inglis, and many residents come here because of the artistic opportunities we offer. Our Artist in Residence program, which was created and...

May 03, 2017

Upholding a Proud Tradition of Nursing Excellence

At left, a few of the more than 300 RNs, LPNs, CNAs and nurse practitioners comprising our nursing staff. Their hard work and dedication are at the forefront of what they do. Nurses have always...

May 03, 2017

The Skeleton in the Closet

Frederick S. Kaplan, MD, explains how three Inglis residents paved the way for his life’s work and groundbreaking research, making a better life possible for those with a rare, catastrophic bone...

May 02, 2017

Educating Future Clinicians

Making a Committment to the Future Care of People with Disabilities Research indicates that people living with disabilities face greater difficulty obtaining primary health care and chronic illness...

May 02, 2017

Peter’s Story

by Robbie Shell I met Peter two years ago when I was volunteering at Inglis House, a residential facility in Philadelphia for people who are wheelchair users and need help taking care of their...

May 02, 2017

From Incurable to Incredible

The Changing Perceptions of Inglis & Disability Displayed on a wall in Inglis’ large event space, Founders’ Hall, rests an old photograph of Inglis’ second location (and first...

May 02, 2017

Person-Centered Care: Making a House a Home

Several years ago, Inglis began its transition to a Person-Centered model of care — one that makes resident preferences and choices a priority — and away from the old, institutional way of...

May 02, 2017

Celebrating 140 Years of Ability & Independence

An historic organization, with the mindset of a startup — that describes Inglis as we celebrate our 140th birthday this year. (Closed Captioned version coming soon!) The way we refer to...

March 08, 2017

International Women’s Day

Pictured above: (top L. to R.) Caroline Inglis, Annie Inglis (approx 17 yrs old), Nursing Class 1921; (bottom L. to R.) Former Board Chair, Dixie Wigton (holding shovel) at groundbreaking of...