About VNA & Hospice

Since 1951, the not-for-profit VNA has provided a wide range of home health care, serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and South Santa Clara counties. VNA places an emphasis on individual patient needs and goals, providing care in an ethical, effective, compassionate and fiscally responsible manner.

VNA Community Services brings wellness to the community. Well known as community immunizers; experienced, professional registered nurses provide on-site flu and vaccine services.

As the only travel health clinic, VNA provides comprehensive consultation and immunizations for international travelers. Health screenings and education are offered to corporate business, in the field or in the boardroom. Nurses provide services to local schools to meet state-mandated screenings, vaccines, and staff education.

Our organization provides intermittent care, covered primarily by insurance, through the expert skills of our trained and certified clinicians, to assist patients, families, and caregivers in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes.

The home health division offers key specialty program, including cardiac, connections, diabetic, orthopedic, and palliative care.  These individual programs have advanced practice clinicians and program expertise.

VNA Hospice is a specialized type of care for those facing a life-limiting illness, their families and their caregiver.  The care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. A key component to our team is VNA Volunteers who give their time to improve the lives of others.  For the community, grief and loss support are offered to individuals or groups.

VNA & Hospice Mission

VNA is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care to residents of the Central Coast by meeting their individual needs in a caring, effective, honorable, and accessible manner.

Vision Statement

  • We transform the care and culture to meet the changing needs of patients, families and caregivers.
  • We achieve positive results every day through quality standards, empowerment, teamwork, and accountability.
  • We are trustworthy, innovative and unique in our clinical programs and customer service.
  • We create a collaborative and respectful working environment recruiting highly skilled professionals while retaining satisfied employees.

Service Area

The nonprofit VNA & Hospice has, since 1951, provided a wide range of home health care and hospice services, serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz and South Santa Clara counties.

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VNA & Hospice 2021 Board

Chair: Melissa Dausen, RN BSN – Director, Continuum of Care Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

Vice Chair: Andrea Rosenberg – Assistant Administrator, Operations & Support Natividad Medical Center

Treasurer:  Deborah Sober, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

Board of Directors

Allen Radner, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

Michael McGirr – Retired

Mose Thomas – Funeral Director/Consultant, Bayside Community Mortuary

Scott Cleveland, Controller, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital