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The 2018 Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice Golf Tournament was played on a sunny, cool, perfect day at Newport National.  A field of 94 golfers chipped, drove, and putted their way through 18 holes.   The winning Ladies’ Foursome was a team of Barbara Barrow, Sue Green, Kim Lyons, and Suzanne Kissell.  The winning Mixed Foursome comprised Joe and Stephanie Mediate, Candy Sharkey, and Sheri Ferland.  The winning Mens’ Foursome went to Gary Doster, Mike Karolewski, Dan Quinn, and Kevin Ulmschneider.  Congratulations everyone!

Golf Tournament: Winners!!

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice has been named “Best Superior Performer of 2017” by Strategic Healthcare Programs, a performance analysis data firm that the agency uses to survey all our patients on satisfaction with our services.  This award places us in the top 20% of homecare agencies for patient satisfaction for the calendar year 2017.

SHP names us “Best Superior Performer of 2017” in Patient Satisfaction

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice is Joint Commission accredited.  We’re pretty proud of that.  What does it mean?

The Joint Commission is a voluntary, independent outside accrediting agency that oversees standards and performance for a number of health care industries including home care.  Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice pays a substantial fee to be audited and accredited by this esteemed group.  Not all home care agencies invest in this oversight, but it is a level of trust and quality accreditation that is similar to the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for domestic products.  More

What is the Joint Commission?

Since the VNA of RI has closed its doors, Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice has hired 35 of their former employees, including 10 Registered Nurses, 9 Physical Therapists, 4 Home Health Aides, and many others including interpreters and schedulers.  We’ve also opened our Warwick office at 475 Kilvert Street.  We are ready, open, and eager to serve the home care, rehabilitation, and hospice needs of northern and western Rhode Island.

Welcome to “West”

Calling all golfers:  The 25th Annual Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice/Edna Open will be Monday, June 11th at Newport National Golf Course starting at 1:00.  This is a fundraiser for Hospice.  Golf and steak banquet is $175 per golfer or $600 per foursome.  Reserve here.

Save The Date! Golf Tournament is June 11th

About 40 clinical nurses, therapists, and CNAs who formerly worked for the VNA of RI have now joined us, been trained on our systems, and are fully ready to resume care for patients in the northern and western towns of Rhode Island formerly served by VNA of RI.  Call Intake for referrals:  (401) 293-3153.

We Are Open for Business in Northern and Western RI!

Leah Eden-Medeiros has joined our team to build clinical referrals, develop new business opportunities, and oversee grant writing and fundraising.  Leah came to us from VNA or RI, where she was Director of Marketing and Client Relations.

Leah Eden-Medeiros named Director of Business Development and Philanthropy

Clinicians at Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice were trained on identifying symptoms of PTSD and its implications for their patients in the home care setting as part of their cross-training on behavioral health funded by van Beuren Charitable Foundation.

What is PTSD?

Camilla Bradley models an alpaca and fur stole from Royal Male.  The event raised more money than ever!  Go to our Gallery of Events for more photos.

Chocolate Brunch and Fashion Show was Nov. 5th

 

Erika Vuernick, a URI Pharmacy resident, is working on the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice home care team doing research on Eliquis, the blood thinner.  More

Erika Vuernick, PharmD, Joins Home Care Team