Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio: Who We Are

July 3, 2014

The evolution of healthcare is marked advances in medicine and technology, as well as the growth of public health services. Today, patients and families can receive high-quality care at their convenience and in the comfort of their surroundings. Historically, home healthcare has been integral to the overall healthcare industry in the United States, and is poised to be a major player In its future.

vna of ohio who we are

The staff of Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio embraces opportunities for growth and improvement, advances clinical and operational performance, and continuously exceeds community expectations. Serving Northeast Ohio for more than 110 years, VNA of Ohio’s proven track record of successful patient outcomes, safety and quality distinguishes the organization within a highly crowded and growing market.

Our History:

In 1902, thirteen women pioneered community health services in Northeast Ohio. For the first time, nursing care was available for patients and families wherever they called home. From this revolutionary concept, the Visiting Nurse Association of Cleveland was born.

By the late 1990s, VNA of Cleveland was leading the way in home health and hospice services, caring for more than 12,000 families in nine counties. The organization continued to grow. Expanding services into twelve counties in the Mid-Ohio region, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio evolved in 2009. But for more than a century of time, the mission of the organization has remained the same: provide compassionate care to the greater community.

Today, with a staff of more than 700 healthcare and administrative professionals, VNA of Ohio serves patients and families throughout 30 counties.

Our Scope:

Offering the largest scope of home-based services in the state, VNA of Ohio delivers care in three areas of focus; home health, hospice and private-duty care. Provided by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, services are focused on the treatment, rehabilitation and comfort of each patient and family.

Home health services provide skilled nursing care, chronic disease management, mental health services, and physical, occupational and speech therapies to patients, wherever they call home. VNA of Ohio offers health and safety assessments, patient and family education, counseling and support, and a coordinated continuum of care.

For those who have a limited life expectancy, hospice care is designed to improve the quality of one’s days of offering comfort, dignity, and pain and symptom management. Patients are provided medical coordination of care, social work services and community resources; and bereavement support for family members following their loved one’s death.

In order to meet the needs of every patient in the community, Home Assist™ private-duty care allows patients to remain independent, comfortable and safe living at home. From caring for complex medical conditions to assisting with tasks of daily living, Home Assist provides the necessary services, information and tools to help patients achieve optimal health at home 24/7.

Our Commitment:

As a vital community health resource, VNA of Ohio is committed to providing high-quality, comprehensive home health and hospice care to promote optimal health, independence and dignity for our patients.

To be a part of our legacy of excellence or to invest in the health and safety of our communities, visit our website today.

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