Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates

Skilled Nursing Care
Hospice & Palliative Care
Infusion Therapies
Home Medical Equipment

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Nov. 10 & Dec. 8 - Men Facing Grief

November 14 and December 12 - Kids and Holiday Grief


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Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates

Watch the video of the Hunt family and their experience with Hospice of Visiting Nurse ServiceFor over 65 years, Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates (VNSA) has been known as a leader in home care in Northeast Ohio. We can help you or your family with a variety of home health care needs, including:

  • Skilled nursing care
  • Rehabilitation therapies
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Infusion therapies

Choosing the best home health care can often be confusing. VNSA is here to help you and your loved ones find the best solution for your health care needs.


Keeping Patients At Home Where They Want To Be

TeleHealth is an in-home monitoring program that allows Visiting Nurse Service nurses to remotely track a patient’s vital signs including weight, blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen saturation. The equipment, is compact, wireless and easy for the patient to use – all that’s needed is a few minutes each day. Data from the devices is sent by secure server to VNS nurses who read and analyze the information. Find out more.


Medicare Competitive Bidding Notice

On July 1, 2013, Medicare announced its Competitive Bidding program. Learn more about how this may affect current and future Equipment & Supply patients.

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Light Up a Life
Pay tribute to those you remember and love this holiday season by hanging a gold star on a Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service Memory Tree during its annual Light Up a Life fundraiser throughout December. See tree locations and details.  more...

Our Wish List
Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service is seeking volunteers to fulfill a variety of needs, as well as donations of personal care, craft and entertainment items for hospice patients.  more...

Hospice of VNS holds free classes dealing with holiday grief
Those who have experienced the death of a loved one know that the holiday season can be extremely stressful and sometimes heartbreaking. Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service will hold special free support groups this holiday season to help adults and children cope with holiday grief.  more...

 

 

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