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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 Services

Home care is a cost-effective option for receiving health care services.  Returning to one’s home and family can also promote quicker recovery and improve the quality of life for both patient and her/his care partner(s). 

Home care offers a variety of medical services. Experienced skilled nurses and certified home health aides work with patients to maximize their ability to handle a variety of daily activities, as well as provide education regarding medications and medical conditions. Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Observation and assessment
  • Management and evaluation
  • Wound care
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Medication management and education
  • Pain control
  • Safety education
  • Transfer technique
  • Weight monitoring
  • Nutrition education
  • Cardiac assessment and monitoring
  • Disease process education
  • IV Therapy
  • Medical social services; individual and family counseling
  • Tele-monitoring
  • Assistance with activities of daily living (ADL’s)
  • Help with meal preparation, housework and errands
  • Respite care

Our home health care services are available to residents of Tompkins County.  Visiting Nurse Service is there every step of the way to help patients and their families return to a rich and full life after surgery, accident or an illness. 

For more information or to make a referral, please contact Visiting Nurse Service.

607.273.0466 | 138 Cecil A. Malone Drive, Ithaca, New York 14850

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