Home Health Care

“Over the span of 20 years, I have met patients who blur the line between patient, friend and family.  For that and more, I am grateful to be a nurse at New Milford VNA & Hospice.” –Sue Miranda, RN

IT ONLY TAKES ONE CALL. WE HANDLE EVERYTHING ELSE.

Our commitment to our patients is guided by a team of community nurses, therapists and social workers. We take care of you at your home, and if you are admitted into the hospital or rehabilitation center, we help transition you back home with our nurses, therapists, social workers and aides.

“I wanted to write to you and your dedicated team for sometime to let you know, simply put, how awesome you are.  I have been in the medical field for over 25 years and never have I encountered such kindness. You made us feel comfortable with your eye-to-eye contact, reassuring us that we were in excellent hands.”  —Myriam R, patient

NURSING CARE
After a referral is received from your doctor or hospital case manager, our compassionate and experienced nurse will go to your home, evaluate your needs and tailor a care plan that may include oncology care, wound care, medication teaching, diabetes education, disease and pain management, and preventative care instruction.

REHABILITATION
Our team of therapists can help you regain functional independence after surgery, stroke, injury, or illness.  Click here for additional information about the variety of therapy services we offer, including our pre-surgery program.

PERSONAL CARE
Working under the direction of our nurses and therapists, our Home Health Aides (HHAs) help those in our care with personal care activities as dressing, eating, bathing, shopping, and light housekeeping.  These services are offered through both New Milford VNA & Hospice and our sister company, VNA Home,that offers private pay services.    Click here to learn more about personal care services, including live-ins, provided by our VNA Home.

MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK
Our licensed social workers help you cope with the challenges that illness can have on families by helping provide creative solutions for people to age I their own homes with appropriate safety and health measures.  We have an extensive knowledge about Services include

In addition to medical care, counseling and coordination of community services, we  are provided to families and individuals as needed to help them cope with problems associated with illness or the care of a loved one, we manage ongoing communication with all the members of the caregiving team, including physicians, financial and legal advisors and family member. Click here to learn more about this service.

HOSPICE
Click here to learn about our palliative care and Hospice services.