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Why VNA Hospice?
Hospice care is intended to enhance the quality of life for people with terminal illnesses by providing pain management and care and support for the patient and their caregivers. But not all hospice programs are the same. Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) provides a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. What does this mean?
Just because a hospice diagnosis is received, it does not mean it is final. Some patients improve and are moved from hospice to conventional medical care. That’s when VNA patients also benefit from our unique hospice program. VNA patients may move seamlessly between traditional home health care, palliative care, and hospice care with the same VNA team instead of moving in and out of different facilities and programs. When families are dealing with the stress of terminal illness this is especially comforting.
Did you know that Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is the longest-serving VNA in the state of New Jersey? So we know a thing or two about helping seniors “age in place” to avoid hospitalization and nursing homes, and also what services people need to recover from illness and surgery at home. We suggest that you learn more about our home health care services and make a plan to age at home before you have a health emergency.
Medicare and supplemental insurance often do not cover all the care our patients and caregivers need. If you would like to help, please visit vnannj.org/donate or call VNA Foundation at 973-451-4148.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a leading provider of comprehensive home health care services in Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, Warren, Somerset, and Passaic Counties in Northern New Jersey. Established in 1898, generations have known that just one call to VNA opens the door to quality, patient-centered home health care solutions that allow patients to remain in the comfort of their homes with dignity, health, and independence.
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