Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) - Home Care - Norristown
Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services, Inc. - Norristown Office
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Description of Service
Personal Care Assistance: Certified Home Care Aides assist the elderly or disabled with bathing and personal care including, dressing, walking, exercise, feeding, toileting, transferring (chair to bed or bed to chair) and bedside care. Case management services are provided to seniors who live alone with no family or caregiver support. This service is often packaged with Homemaker Services.
Homemaker Services: When the care of the home becomes too much for the elderly or disabled individual, homemaker, meal, laundry, and errand support is available. Through this program Certified Home Care Aides assist with food shopping, meal preparation, laundry, general errands, and light housekeeping. This service is often packaged with Personal Care Assistance.
Respite Services - Trusted Support and a Break: Respite Services offer Care for the Caregiver by providing a much needed break to enjoy family activities, pursue personal interests, relax for awhile or attend to family errands and personal responsibilities. Through this service, Certified Home Care Aides may provide personal care, homemaker services or companion services. Respite services affirm and encourage the primary caregivers and help them return to care giving with confidence, knowledge and a new energy.
Companion Services - Avoid Isolation: For those who live alone and are homebound, the Companion Services of VNA offer important personal contact, socialization, and activity during the day with their certified home care aides.
Case Management Services: The Case Management Services of VNA offer assistance in establishing a definitive Home Care Plan as well as coordination of necessary services. This service offers peace of mind for those who are responsible for the care of a loved one.
Senior Health Specialist Program: Registered Nurses provide Health Specialist services to community based programs for seniors. Services include health check-ups, health screenings such as blood pressure screening and health counseling, specific disease management education, nutrition teaching, and medication review. The program includes valuable communication with the senior’s family.
VNA caregivers are supervised and trained by registered nurses. They are employees of the VNA. All necessary employment taxes and insurances are covered by the agency. Each Home Care Aide is screened for drugs, alcohol, and background criminal activity. Prior work references are contacted and screened before applicants are hired.
Counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
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Fees or Charges
The fees for VNA services are paid through private pay arrangements, entitlement programs such as provider contracts, insurance and foundation and community support. Additional fee sources include CHOICE and Medicaid Waiver.