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VNA Care Acquires Health Care Staffing, Inc. to Improve Care Coordination at Home for Patients and Communities

June 2021

VNA Care is pleased to announce its acquisition of Health Care Staffing, Inc., a Westborough-based long-term care company that delivers exceptional personalized care services in the home. In doing so, VNA Care will add long-term caregiver services, including personal care, live-in, meal preparation, and transportation, to its already comprehensive home health, hospice, and palliative care offerings – supporting better care coordination and continuity for patients and their families.   (read more)

 

VNA Care Collaborates with SHL Telemedicine using SmartHeart™ Technology 12 lead ECG

June 2021

VNA Care and SHL Telemedicine Ltd. announced a collaboration for use of the SHL SmartHeart 12 Lead ECG technology in VNA Care’s home health care services, to assist some individuals to come home from the hospital sooner, avoid stays in health care facilities, or learn to manage a newly diagnosed illness or disease.   (read more)

 

VNA Care donates Gruppé painting, Always At Your Service, to Cape Ann Museum

May 2021

VNA Care is pleased to announce the donation of our painting, Always at Your Service by Emile A. Gruppé, to the Cape Ann Museum. “This donation not only assures the preservation of this important artwork and the public’s access to it, but also reflects the collaborative spirit that has developed between the two organizations in recent years,” says Oliver Barker, director of the Cape Ann Museum.   (read more)

 

Finding Joy and the Best of Humanity in Hospice

February 2021

"What are you doing for fun today?" It's not a question people expect from their hospice nurse. But I always ask, telling patients the answer can't be nothing.   (read more on telegram.com)

 

Hundreds of home health workers receive COVID-19 vaccinations

January 2021

WCVB joined VNA Care for the first in a series of employee COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Get an inside look at what some staff said was the happiest day since the pandemic began.    (read more and watch the video on WCVB.com)

 

Rebuilding America: COVID-19 Pandemic has not Altered Mission of Home Health Care

May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has not altered the mission of home health and hospice care facilities. But, like every aspect of life, the unprecedented crisis has profoundly changed how services are delivered.   (read more on telegram.com)

 

As I See It: Supporting Home Care, Hospice Heroes Leading Us Through COVID-19

May 2020

VNA Care's Jane Pike-Benton, RN, MS, Chief Clinical Officer, discusses the important role of home health and hospice care during COVID-19 along with policies that can improve access to care beyond the pandemic.   (read more on telegram.com)

 

Woburn Friends Mark National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

November 2019

The Woburn Friends of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care celebrated National Hospice & Palliative Care Month with a special gathering for supporters. State Representative Richard Haggerty was among the speakers, and Mayor Scott Galvin presented the volunteers with a proclamation in honor of the occasion.   (read more)

 

VNA Care Marks 100 years of Serving Leominster Area Residents

September 2019

VNA Care was given its own special day in the City of Leominster. Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella declared Sept. 25, 2019, as VNA Care Day in recognition of the Leominster office's centennial.   (read more)

 

VNA Care Recognized for Commitment to Exceptional Patient Care by The Joint Commission

August 2019

VNA Care has once again earned the Gold Seal of Approval for home health and hospice care from The Joint Commission, the nation's preeminent health care accreditation and standards-setting organization.  (read more)

 

VNA Care Honored with Post-Acute Stroke Quality Improvement Award

June 2019

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the Commonwealth, and a leading cause of adult disability. VNA Care and other health care providers are working together to improve these statistics as part of the Paul Coverdell Post-Acute Quality Improvement Collaborative at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.   (read more)



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