Services We Provide
VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson offers a comprehensive range of services to meet patient and family health needs. Our professional staff works closely with physicians to provide the appropriate care at home.
Provided by an RN or LPN with experience providing care in the home, nursing services may include: assessment and evaluation, IV therapy, wound care, teaching about disease process, prevention and management, and coordination of care and services with your health care providers.
Hospice cares for terminally ill patients and their families. The program offers a medically supervised, nurse coordinated team who provide physical, emotional and spiritual comfort throughout the illness and bereavement experience. Pain and symptom management are of primary importance.
Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
Rehabilitative services help you overcome physical and communicative barriers caused by stroke, injury and illness. Our therapists work with you to adapt your home environment and improve your strength and endurance in order to ensure your safety.
Social work services are provided by a Medical Social Worker and may include: short-term counseling, referral to and coordination with community agencies, assistance with living arrangements, placement issues, financial resources and long range planning.
Home Health Aides
Certified aides work under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and primarily assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, transfers and ambulation, and can provide light housekeeping and meal preparation in addition to the personal care assistance.
A personal emergency response system worn as a bracelet or neck medallion. With a mere push of a button, assistance can be requested when needed.
Health Promotion and Community Wellness
Falls prevention workshops, Advanced Care Planning education and flu vaccination clinics available community wide