Enhancing Lives Through A Nurturing, Caring & Safe Home Environment

Alvarium Personal Care is  dedicated to supporting and accommodating people’s unique needs by providing cost effective, accessible, accountable and responsive services.

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Providing a nurturing and caring home environment, Alvarium Personal Care provides a structured and supportive menu of services to allow every resident to remain as independent as possible while having access to help when they need it. Alvarium Personal Care, LLC was formed in April 2019 and began operations in June 2019 in a 48 bed facility formerly known as The Hawthorne Home, located in Reading, Pennsylvania. In early November 2019, Alvarium Personal Care expanded its life enriching services in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and merged with Brereton Manor.


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Our Services

ADL Assistance

Our trained staff are onsite 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to assist our residents with all of their Activities of Daily Living (ADL). We offer assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming and can also provide assistance with incontinence care and management.

24-hour Supervision

Imagine the peace of mind knowing you or your loved one have access to specially trained staff at all hours of the day. Even during the overnight hours, our staff are constantly doing rounds to ensure our resident safety with the most minimal amount of disruption to their sleep. Take that vacation you’ve been dreaming about taking and leave your loved one in our care.

Medication Administration

Tired of worrying about which medication to take at what time or the hassles of reordering medications, getting refills from the doctor and then having to pick the medications up? Our Trained Medication Administration Technicians can take that worry off of your shoulders. We will handle the refills and reordering and have daily medication deliveries from our pharmacy. We’ll also ensure your medications are administered as prescribed.

Medical Appointment Assistance & Management

Whether you want to continue to manage your medical appointments or have someone handle them for you is up to you. Just know our staff will happily schedule your appointments, arrange for transportation and ensure you medical practitioner receives the necessary paperwork for the appointment.

Social Programs & Transportation

We know that socialization is vital to everyone’s health and well-being. That’s why we encourage residents to participate in the many activities we conduct on campus as well as various outings we go to off campus. We encourage those who are active participants at Senior Centers or other Day Programs to continue their participation and we will help you get there.

Meal Preparation

Nothing beats a homemade meal. So how about three a day? Three meals, prepared on site, are provided daily with an evening snack. If you’ll be out of the building over a mealtime, no worries, just let us know and we will gladly save your meal for when you return.

Furnished Private & Shared Rooms

We all know there’s nothing quite like the comforts of home. So feel free to bring your personal belongings like dresser, nightstand, bed and your favorite comfy chair. Or if you’re in a pinch and need to use our furniture, we gladly will provide you with those items too. We want you to feel at home in our home. Our facilities offer a variety of room sizes, prices and we have both private and shared rooms.

Housekeeping & Laundry

Maintaining the cleanliness of one’s home can be a daunting task. Leave the cleaning to us! Linens such as bed linens, towels and washcloths are provided. Housekeeping services are also included weekly as well as daily bed making. Personal laundry can be done on site, see each facilities list of rates for details on charges for those services.

The Hawthorne Home

Berks County, Pennsylvania – Nestled in Reading, Pennsylvania, Hawthorne Home is a personal care facility committed to providing enjoyable, and essential services to seniors. When living at Hawthorne Home, residents can participate in community events and activities, such as social hours, book clubs and movie nights. Our facility is conveniently located along a public transportation route.

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Brereton Manor

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Brereton Manor is a small personal care facility committed to providing quality, loving care for seniors. We are located in Washington Boro, near Lancaster, PA and right in the middle of Pennsylvania’s magnificent farming country. Our intimate facility is located on six beautiful country acres and is surrounded by corn fields and pastures that are home to the horses and ponies that live on the Brereton Manor site. There are walking paths and plenty of outdoor rest areas that offer views of our property and the surrounding countryside while providing the opportunity for vital outdoor exercise to our residents. The Brereton garden supplies us with wonderful fresh vegetables throughout growing season and the horses that are stabled here are available to the children and grandchildren of our residents with appropriate notice.

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