Atlantic General Hospital and Health System
Our hospital was built with the support of a dedicated community. Since opening our doors in May of 1993, Atlantic General has remained steadfast in serving the healthcare needs of our regions residents and visitors.
We are proud to serve patients of:
Worcester County, MD
Wicomico County, MD
Somerset County, MD
Sussex County, DE
Accomack County, VA
Serving Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware Residents Since 1993
Our patients can expect individualized standards of care. We combine the latest medical treatments with personalized attention.
Our staff is here to counsel you in making the right choices for your health and quality of life. Even more valuable than our excellent, award-winning programs? The genuine warmth and concern our staff exudes in caring for each and every patient on a personal level.
In addition to the acute care and specialty services we provide at our main campus in Berlin, MD, we have more than 20 family physicians, internists, and specialists with offices in 15 locations throughout the region that comprise Atlantic General Health System.
BrightStar Care® is a provider of home care services, which allow people to age in place and recover from illnesses and injuries at home, in familiar surroundings. The organization specializes in caring for people with complex medical needs – pediatric through geriatric – including Alzheimer’s disease and various dementias, ALS, end-of-life care, paralysis, and many conditions requiring skilled nursing care including IV therapy and wound care. The BrightStar Care team is at its best when clients need longer shifts and/or 24/7 care, although shorter shifts can be accommodated if necessary. Whether clients need companion care or personal care provided by a home health aide or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or they have more complex medical needs requiring care provided by a Registered Nurse (RN), BrightStar Care can provide the services necessary to keep them safe and secure.
Medical and non-medical care to private clients – ranging from infants to seniors
Companion care: Visiting with clients and assisting with common household activities like meal preparation, laundry and housecleaning
Personal care: Dressing, grooming and assistance with other activities of daily living and mobility issues
Skilled nursing care and various therapies
Supplemental medical staffing services to a variety of senior care facilities, including skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living facilities
Community education via ‘Senior Solutions’ including the Virtual Dementia Tour, a simulation training allowing participants to experience the physical and mental challenges associated with dementia. Ideal for professional and family caregivers, health care workers and community members, who have routine interactions with people living with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive impairments.
Our child care support ranges from sitter services to skilled-pediatric nursing.
Our companionship support helps with daily activities and monitors health and wellness.
We are ready to assist with any personal care needs — bathing, grooming, eating, and more.
Team-based approach to compassionate and trustworthy care.
Optimize recovery and enjoy a safe return home from the hospital with our unique approach.
Home Support + Outside Services
In-home care to help seniors and adults with everyday tasks.
Types of Care
Care needs can change instantly. Our expertise and capabilities help you through it all.
Skilled Nursing Care
Our highly skilled nurses are ready to serve even the most advanced medical needs.
Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a private non-profit community program that provides traditional hospice services, palliative care, bereavement support, education and training to residents in Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester, and Somerset Counties on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore.
Coastal Hospice also offers a Thrift Shop in Berlin that sells gently used items such as clothes, books, housewares, accessories, and jewelry. All proceeds benefit Coastal Hospice at the Ocean.
Home Health Care
Peninsula Home Care has been providing award winning care to patients on the Lower Shore of Delmarva since 1985. Licensed and certified in home health care, we offer highly skilled care in the comfort of your own home.
Illness …. injury …. surgery …. our goal is to help you (or a loved one) reach as full a recovery as possible so that you can return to your daily routines and take pleasure from your experiences.
Locally owned and operated, Peninsula’s offices in Salisbury and Ocean Pines, Maryland and Seaford, Delaware each offer a full complement of services, including Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology and more. Click here for a complete list.
The Worcester County Commission on Aging, Inc. (WorCOA) is a nonprofit agency established in 1978 to serve the Senior Citizens of Worcester County on behalf of the Worcester County government. This is accomplished through four multi-service Senior Centers, an Adult Medical Day Care, Meals On Wheels and multiple Direct Services for the homebound. Our dedicated staff ensures the professional delivery of quality, meaningful services.
Monday through Thursday fresh nutritious meals are served in our centers during a time of meaningful social interaction. Fresh daily meals are available Monday through Thursday via our Meals on Wheels program to ensure the homebound are getting the nutrition so critical to their optimal health.
Participants in our Adult Medical Day Services receive excellent professional medical and social care during their time at our center. Their physical and emotional well-being remains our top priority, and a dedicated staff makes sure they are lovingly cared for.
Each center provides activities and interaction relevant to the individual needs of the participants. Outings, exercises, games, education, shopping trips and special events provide a platform for enjoying experiences with friends and acquaintances.
Our Direct Services programs facilitate the opportunity for the frail, health-impaired and elderly to continue living at home. Our commitment to help participants live independently is evidenced though services of assistance such as providing in-home chores and personal care, caregiver support and financial counseling.