Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates

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

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Upcoming Events

September 15 & 22 - Hospice Volunteer Orientation Classes

October 14 – Rebuilding Faith After a Loss

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Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates

Watch the video of the Hunt family and their experience with Hospice of Visiting Nurse ServiceSince 1947, 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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Hospice of VNS offers volunteer training classes
Akron General Hospice of VNS will hold volunteer orientation classes on September 15 and 22 from 5-9 p.m. at the Akron General Hospice of VNS Care Center.  more...

Advance Directives Workshop: Living Wills & More
Attend this workshop by Hospice of VNS on October 29 to learn about the importance of creating your advance directives - including a Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care.  more...



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