VNAA - Visiting Nurse Associations of America
VNAA The Voice of Home Healthcare

Home Health Care Services

Visiting Nurse Associations (VNAs) care for patients of all ages from infants to the elderly and offer comprehensive services that begin with maternal/child health programs and end with hospice care. VNAs provide a broad range of essential home health care and support services to patients in the security and comfort of their homes. These services can include:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Rehabilitation Therapies: physical, occupational & speech-language
  • Medical Social Services and counseling
  • Case Management
  • Home Health Aide Services
  • VNAs can also offer specialized home health care such as:
  • Parenteral and enteral nutritional therapy
  • Infusion therapy
  • Behavioral and mental health counseling
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Telemedicine
  • Home medical equipment

Many VNAs provide homemaker services that help patients remain independent in their homes, while reducing the burden on family members. These services can include cooking, housekeeping, shopping, transportation, personal care, and a variety of other essential non-medical services.

In addition to care for patients in their homes, VNAs provide an array of health promotion services and work as health educators in community settings. These can include:

  • Immunization clinics: influenza, pneumonia, hepatitis A & B
  • Senior wellness programs
  • Adult Day Care centers
  • Meals-on-Wheels programs
  • School wellness programs
  • Support groups for patients and families dealing with Alzheimer’s, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, etc.

To find a VNA near you simply enter your zip code in the Find a VNA Search Window in the upper left hand corner.

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