Visiting Nurse & Health Services of Connecticut
For over 100 years, Visiting Nurse & Health Services of Connecticut (VNHSC) has been providing skilled home care services to the community. Dedicated to home health and community-based health care, VNHSC cares for families living in 25 communities throughout eastern and north central Connecticut. Requests for care can be made by physicians and healthcare facilities, or even by a patient, family member or friend.
Skilled Nursing Services
Home care services are community services for individuals 18 years of age and older that are temporarily bound to their home and are in need of skilled nursing services. Registered nurses specializing in home care facilitate necessary services and work closely with patients, family members and physicians to determine an individualized care plan aimed to keep patients safe, comfortable, and well cared for so they are able to achieve their optimal level of functioning.
A Caring Hand Senior Care Services
A Caring Hand is a senior home care private duty company and agency, which is an affiliate of Visiting Nurse and Health Services of Connecticut. A Caring Hand provides private pay care services on a day-to-day basis. Under the supervision of a nurse, caregivers provide personal care, exercise, meal preparation and light housekeeping services. Homemaker and companion services are also available to contribute more in-depth services to both acute and chronically ill patients. A Caring Hand caregivers work closely with homecare nurses, therapists and other community based providers to coordinate care services.