Getting Started

Retired Senior Man Having Health Check With Nurse At HomeVNA of Albany provides skilled nursing, and  rehabilitative services (physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology) to patients who reside in the counties of Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie, Saratoga, Warren and Washington.

All VNA of Albany services require a physician’s referral in order to initiate services.
Our services are considered skilled (requiring the services of a nurse or therapist) and “intermittent.”

If you require supportive services such as personal care aides, homemakers, companions, private duty registered nurse or private duty licensed practical nurses, click here for our affiliate, Visiting Nurses Home Care, a licensed home care agency.

Referrals to VNA of Albany are sent either by a patient’s primary care physician or specialist; or by a physician at a hospital or skilled nursing/sub-acute facility.

VNA_GettingStarted_shutterstock_128133443VNA of Albany has on-site home care liaison RN’s at Albany Medical Center, Columbia Memorial Hospital, Glens Falls Hospital and Saratoga Hospital who work directly with the hospital’s case management and medical staff to facilitate a smooth and coordinated transition to VNA care. Our liaison RN’s will meet with the patient and their families to describe our services, discuss expectations for care at home, and answer questions.

In addition, VNA of Albany has community liaison RN’s who visit many of the skilled nursing/sub-acute facilities and provide support to patients and staff members.

If you or a family member can benefit from VNA home healthcare services, click here for more information.

If you are a healthcare provider, and would like more information on how to initiate a referral, please click here

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