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The Heart and Hands of Home Care

A private, non-profit home health agency

Certified & Licensed Home Health Care

Care nurtures the human spirit
as well as the human body…

Home health care is more than physical well being it is about relationships, compassion, support and trust. At Visiting Nurse Service we understand how important and meaningful it is to be home with family and friends including our four-legged ones during recovery from illness or surgery and beyond.

Our Services and

Home care encompasses a broad range of health care services provided to a patient in their place of residence. "Residence" may mean own home, adult home facility or long-term care facility. Home care is often required after an injury, surgery or illness. The care must be medically necessary and directed by the patient's physician through written orders. Patient care is provided by skilled nurses, physical therapist, occupational and speech therapist, medical social workers and certified home health aides.
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Health Care
& You

Discovering that you or a loved one has an illness or a disease can cause a great deal of anxiety, fear and worry. The antidote for this is knowledge! Ask questions – learn as much as you can about your condition and what to expect in terms of its progression, how to control symptoms and relieve the other issues that may accompany it. Visiting Nurse Service of Ithaca and Tompkins County can provide care and support to help you or your loved one improve your quality of life and cope with the illness or disease.
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Visiting Nurse Service of Ithaca and Tompkins County is there 24/7 to ensure your patient is following your plan of care. Our professional clinicians provide a wide range of home health care services that support your treatment. And most patients can receive our care in as little as 24 hours of your referral. Is your patient a candidate for Home Health Care? If so click below to learn why Visiting Nurse Service of Ithaca and Tompkins County should be your preferred Home Health Care Agency. Patient Referrals...

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Employment & Volunteer

People First! Our staff & our patients come first because our bottom line is quality care. At VNS we continuously solicit feedback from our staff so that we can give them the tools and clinical support they need to be the best in the business. We are a leading provider of home health nursing care & rehabilitation service in Tompkins County. We offer a strong interdisciplinary team approach, progressive clinical development & opportunities for career advancement. We offer competitive compensation & benefits too!
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