Specialty Programs

Cardiac Care

The Cardiac Care program is a home health program where care is delivered by a specialized clinical team for people living with cardiac diagnoses. The program focuses on relief of symptoms and stress related to cardiac diagnoses. The goal is to improve the quality of life for the patient and family by educating, demonstrating, addressing physical and emotional needs.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • Comprehensive in home nursing services.
  • Prompt comprehensive assessments to obtain the appropriate care needs, following specific protocols creafted in collaboration with local cardiologist.
  • A customized plan of care utilizing healthy living education.
  • Utilization of the VNA cardiac team members including your cardiologist and primary care physician to help you and your caregiver manage medications, diet and other aspects of treatments.
  • Increase your knowledge regarding the cardiac diagnosis, including new diagnosis education.
  • Improve your quality of life and reduce unwanted hospitalizations.
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Connections Program

The VNA Connection is a professional or self-referral program which offers assistance with health care needs assessment and decision making. It also supports the individuals with coordination of community services during any stage of health including acute, chronic or life-threatening conditions.

These services are at no cost to individuals and families.

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Orthopedic Program

Specific protocols crafted in collaboration with local orthopedic physician and hospital joint programs; bringing a clinical care directly to meet your joint replacement needs including a pre home safety evaluation.

Palliative Care Program

Palliative Care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness, whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and family by addressing physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.

What Are the Benefits

  • Promotes the highest quality of life by increasing care and managing symptoms at home.
  • Utilization of an interdisciplinary clinical professional team; including your physician(s).
  • Implement appropriate interventions to avoid unwanted hospitalizations.
  • Facilitates communication and understanding of illness and treatment choices.
  • Assist with advance care planning and resources available in your community.
  • Offers spiritual, emotional and bereavement support provided by a Spiritual Counselor.
  • Available in conjunction with curative and disease specific treatments.

Are There Eligibility Requirements?

  • Anyone with a serious illness who is over the age of 21 that meets the home health homebound criteria*
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Serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and South Santa Clara Counties. We accept Medicare, Medi-Cal and most Private Insurances.