Conditions Treated

The VNA of SWC is certified to care for any medical issue at home. We also have numerous specialty programs.

VNA of Southern Worcester County is certified in specialty care programs for people suffering from chronic illness, dementia or disease.  Caregivers provide skilled nursing, physical and speech therapy, home health aides, personal care services and hospice to make patients more comfortable and their medical conditions more manageable.

 Our agency has certification in many specialty areas, including:

  • Wound, Ostomy and Continence Program
  • Oncology
  • Palliative Care Program
  • Chronic Disease management such as congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and diabetes
  • Intravenous Therapy

 In-home tele-health for daily monitoring

Our in-home tele-health technology provides daily monitoring of vital signs including blood pressure, pulse, weight, and oxygen content in the blood and transmits information to our VNA office for patients suffering from chronic illness such as Congestive heart failure (CHF) or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Respite Care

We can also arrange for private pay respite care to minimize the stress and pressures on family members and caregivers that come from caring for patients with these disease states:

  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Pulmonary lung disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Parkinson’s
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Hearing and/or vision impairment
  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Mental health and psychiatric disorders
  • Hospice/Palliative care support

Resources to aid you in your search for additional assistance:

  1. Alzheimer’s Organization: www.alz.org
  2. American Heart Association: www.americanheart.org
  3. American Lung Association: www.lungusa.org
  4. American Cancer Association: www.cancer.org
  5. American Diabetes Association: www.diabetes.org
  6. American Stroke Association: http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/
  7. National Parkinson Foundation: www.parkinson.org
  8. National Federation for the Blind: http://www.nfb.org/nfb/
  9. Hearing Loss Association of America: http://www.hearingloss.org/
  10. Brain Injury Association of America: http://www.biausa.org/
  11. National Alliance on Mental Health: http://www.nami.org/