Getting Started

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

All VNA Home Health services require a physician’s referral in order to initiate services.
VNA Home Health 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 Home Health 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 Home Health has on-site home care liaison RN’s at Albany Medical Center, Glens Falls Hospital and Saratoga Hospital who work directly with the hospital’s case management and medical staff to facilitate a smooth and coordinated transitionto VNA Home Health. Our liaison RN’s will meet with the patient and patient families to describe VNA services, discuss expectations for care at home, and answer questions.

Similarly, VNA Home Health also has community liaison RN’s who visit many of the skilled nursing/sub-acute facilities and provide support to patients and staff..

If you or a family member can benefit from VNA Home Health Care 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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