Northland Heights is one of the few communities in the North Hills area that have received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to begin family member visitation and tours. Tours must be scheduled in advance. For all of the guidelines about visiting your loved one at our property, please click the link below:

Full COVID-19 Precautions and Visitation Guidelines

Respite Care in
North Hills
of Pittsburgh, PA

Seniors who take advantage of Respite,
or Short-Term Care, enjoy all the
advantages of our community,
for a temporary period of time.

Short-Term Stay

Complete Care and Support

Whether you’re a senior recovering from illness or injury, a caregiver in need of a break or vacation, or you’re just considering a move into Assisted Living in Pittsburgh, then a Short-Term stay is the ideal solution.

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Respite Care

What’s Included in Respite Care at North Hills:

Our Short-Term Respite Care facility, our residents enjoy all the services and benefits we have to offer such as:

24/7 Nursing

Licensed nursing professionals on-site, at all times.

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Ice cream parlor, movie theater, salon and more.

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delicious meals a day with choices.

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Social Life

24/7 activities calendar, live entertainment, classes and more.

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Newly constructed, fully-furnished rooms.

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Thrive as you trade in old obligations for new opportunities.

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Benefits for Caregivers

For caregivers, Short-Term Care at Northland Heights can provide an emotional and physical break from the daily caregiving routine. We provide much needed personal time off while your loved one continues to receive expert medical care and support in a safe and nurturing environment.

No matter the reason – vacation, need for temporary housing or risk of burnout – benefits can include:

  • Stress relief and boosted energy
  • Renewed sense of purpose
  • Precious time to care for yourself
  • Peace of mind knowing loved ones are benefiting from:
    • Friendship from others with similar ages, histories and life experiences
    • Enjoyable social activities and fun events
    • Thoughtfully prepared nutrition meals
    • 24/7 nursing oversight

Benefits for Seniors

With nurses on-site 24/7 and comfortable, fully furnished rooms, Respite Care is the perfect homelike
environment for recovering from a hospital visit or other medical event, like surgery.


My father was at Northland Heights for respite week while I went on vacation.

It was very nice. The apartments seemed to be well taken care of. Everybody was very considerate and patient. They had sing-a-longs. The dining area was very beautiful… The staff and the nurses were very considerate.

By Anonymous