- Provider - Visiting Nurse & Community Health (VNA)

Contact Information:

Website: http://www.thevisitingnurses.com/

Description:

Intake Procedure:
intake fax line 781-648-6814 or hotline 800-310-4862
Notes 1:
VNCH’s Registered Nurses are fully qualified to provide a wide range of comprehensive, professional skilled nursing care that allows our clients to stay in the comfort of their home. Working closely with the primary care physician and multi-disciplinary team, a lead nurse acts as the patient’s case manager, while providing the necessary education regarding the patient’s medical regimen. Our services include, but are not limited to, nursing care in medication management, infusion therapy, dressing and catheter changes, rehabilitation therapies, mental health, and end-of-life care. This special public health program is designed to meet elder's needs & may provide any of the following: health, diet or medication teaching, monitoring of a client's health status, coordinate services with other providers or physician.
Notes 2:
VNCH’s certified and fully trained Home Health Aides are a vital component of our Multidisciplinary Care Team, the goal of which is to help each and every patient achieve his/her maximum level of health and independence. Under the supervision of a licensed clinician, our Home Health Aides play a critical role in maximizing patient care. They offer valuable assistance in ensuring a patient’s well being by providing emotional support and continuity of care. Our services include assisting with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, dressing, oral hygiene, hair and skin care, meal preparation and feeding); assisting with prescribed exercise and therapy activities, ambulation, transfers, and specialized equipment; performing simple dressing changes; and communicating with team members on reported changes in a patient’s status.
Notes 3:
VNCH’s private-pay subsidiary, Home Care Plus, provides the continuity of care and professional services for patients needing assistance beyond what health insurance programs generally cover. Health care providers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our services are designed specifically so that our patients receive the highest quality care, while maintaining an independent, dignified life in the home. From Registered Nurses to companions and home health aides, we give the compassionate home health care our patients deserve.

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Last Update Date: 05/01/2009

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