McGowan Home is a residence focused on the needs of non-ambulatory adults. Wide, push-button doorways, electric wheelchair ports, physical therapy/positioning areas and adaptive equipment are features that help individuals achieve independence in their daily lives. Although physically dependent on staff for daily care, the residents of McGowan have no problem using computers and communication devices to let their families and friends in on the news of the day. Misericordia staff (and nursing care is available to pass medications or as needed for medical issues) is present 24 hours. Residents of the McGowan Home primarily function in the mild to moderate cognitive range, and are non-ambulatory..