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Clinical Manager Recognized as an Emerging Leader in Health Care

June 2024

Sara Bowdridge, RN, Clinical Services Manager at VNA Care, received the 2024 Emerging Leader Award this summer from the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts.   (read more)

 

VNA Care Nurse Specialist Named Clinician of the Year for Massachusetts

November 2023

You only need to talk to Susan Carrigan, RN, BSN, WCC, OMS, for a few minutes to understand why she was named Clinician of the Year by the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts. She is passionate about ensuring VNA Care’s patients receive the best possible care, whether providing it herself, educating colleagues, or deepening her nursing practice.   (read more)

 

VNA Care Achieves Four-Star Rating in We Honor Veterans

November 2023

VNA Care is elevating end-of-life care for local veterans by achieving four-star status in We Honor Veterans, a national initiative led by the Department of Veterans Administration and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.   (read more)

 

Nursing and Physical Therapy Students Gain Experience, Insight into the Field of Home-based Health Care through VNA Care’s Clinical Rotations

January 2022

VNA Care’s clinical affiliations with area colleges support the education and professional development of the next generation of health care professionals.   (read more)

 

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)