Christina M, Grove, R.N., President/Owner
Christina (Nealen) Grove became the President/Owner of Nealen Personal Care in 1997. The business was originally based out of her home, but as Nealen Personal Care expanded out of the Hiram G. Andrews Center and into the community, Christina also expanded her staff and moved her business into her office in East Taylor Township in 2010.
Nealen Personal Care has been serving the residents of Cambria County for over 24 years, and although she is the owner, Christina can often be found in the homes of her Clients, taking care of them alongside her direct care workers.
Christina graduated from Central Cambria High School in 1985 and from Admiral Perry Vo-Tech as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She worked as a CNA in a nursing home for six years. Christina went to Mount Aloysius College for registered nursing. She graduated in 1995 and received her nursing degree in 1996, and she took ownership of Nealen Personal Care in 1997. She is the on-call RN for Adult Protective Services through the Cambria County Agency on Aging. Christina is also certified through the American Red Cross as First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor.
Christina is a member of the Better Business Bureau, Pennsylvania Homecare Association and the National Federation of Independent Businesses.
Nealen Personal Care is proud to have won the 2010 Beautification Award from the Johnstown Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Best of Johnstown Home Health Services award six years in a row.
Barbara Kopsic, Administrative Assistant
Barbara has been the Administrative Assistant at Nealen Personal Care since 2010. She has a background in home care, having worked as a Direct Care Worker for over 12 years before accepting her current position with Nealen Personal Care.
Dorothy Collins, Field Supervisor
Dorothy has been working for Nealen Personal Care since 2010. After working many years at the Ebensburg Center, as well as the Hiram G. Andrews Center, Dorothy started her job as Scheduling Supervisor for Nealen Personal Care in 2010. In 2012, she was promoted to Field Supervisor.
Linda Grove, Scheduling Supervisor
Linda has been working for Nealen Personal Care since 2010. She started as a Direct Care Worker and worked in the field for two years before being promoted to Scheduling Supervisor in 2012. Linda is also the Emergency Phone Attendant for Nealen Personal Care.
Nealen Personal Care, Inc. was founded in 1993 by Kim (Nealen) Thomas. At that time, NPC was located in the Hiram G. Andrews Center and provided services to their students. In 1997, our current owner Christina (Nealen) Grove, R.N., purchased the practice. She began expanding out into the community, where we are currently based. So we may be new to you, but we are not new to the business!
We are proud to have won the 2010 Beautification Award from the Johnstown Chamber of Commerce, as well as the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Best of Johnstown Home Health Services.
Our caregivers are required to receive the following:
Pennsylvania criminal background check and/or FBI clearance
Annual TB testing
Ongoing monthly caregiving training
CPR/First Aid certification
All of our compassionate staff are trained until the client feels comfortable with the care they are receiving, and our caregivers are familiar with the client’s routine. We require all of our employees to be able to perform the activities in the client’s Service Analysis plan, as well as to be compassionate, caring and understanding of the elderly, veterans and disabled. They must have the availability specified for the client.
For additional information regarding our staff, or to schedule a free initial in-home assessment, please contact us today at (814) 322-3401. Our caregivers look forward to providing you with the highest standard of care! And if you would like to join our team and mission, take a look at our current job opportunities.