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July, 13th 2018 in Press Releases

Joann Parliament has been appointed VNSW's new Director of Patient Services after serving as Acting Director since March 2018. Joann has a distinguished record of service to the agency, serving in a number of leadership roles for more than 30 years -- most recently as Director of Admissions for the past 15 years. 

June, 27th 2018 in Press Releases

The Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc. Board (WVNS Group), parent organization of VNS Westchester; the VNSW Foundation, Inc.; and Westchester Care at Home, appointed new officers and two new Board members at its May meeting.

Honors Three Who Advance Mission of Improving Health of Elderly, Other Populations
June, 5th 2018 in Press Releases

Close to 200 supporters attended the VNSW Foundation's May 16th Gala at the Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison, where we honored two outstanding individuals and an innovative digital health service provider who have helped VNSW expand our vital mission of improving the health and sustaining the independence of elderly and other vulnerable populations. The event raised approximately $100K to support critical patient services and free community health programs.

April, 25th 2018 in Press Releases

Timothy P. Leddy, President/CEO of the Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc., the parent organization of VNS Westchester and Westchester Care at Home, announced the appointment of Andrea Winchester as the organization's new Director of Human Resources. She brings 30 years of of human resources experience in the health care field, including 11 years in the home care industry.

Join our Team - Hiring all Disciplines, Flexible Schedules
April, 11th 2018 in Events

We're hiring!  Join our team -- Attend our Job Fair/Open House!

Date:  Tuesday, April 24th - 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location:  VNSW office, 360 Mamaroneck Ave., 1st Fl., White Plains

Positions are available for Registered, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Home Health Aides, Social Workers and other positions, with a range of full-time, part-time, fee-for-service and weekend opportunities.

Expert Training and Collaboration Session Prepares Home Care Agencies and their Partners to Adopt Innovative Sepsis Screening Tool
January, 16th 2018 in Press Releases

VNSW was privileged to serve as the host of HCA's "Stop Sepsis at Home NY" Regional Training Session in the Hudson Valley. The program, held on January 10th in our Putnam branch office in Brewster, NY, attracted a broad cross-section of home health care providers and their partners for training on a first-of-its-kind in the nation sepsis screening and intervention tool.  VNSW, along with other program participants, are preparing to adopt the tool for use during patient visits to stem the tide of sepsis, the body's overwhelming and often life-threatening response to an infection.

$25,000 Grant Matched by VNSW Foundation, Inc.
December, 14th 2017 in Press Releases

Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester, Inc. (VNSW), has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Aging in America, Inc. to support the integration of an innovative Sepsis Screening, Education and Intervention Tool into its clinical practice. The funding will enable our home care work force to screen more than 10,000 patients in their homes annually as part of its best practices in patient care. The VNSW Foundation, Inc. provided a matching grant of $25,000 to underwrite staff training in identifying and managing sepsis in the home and in utilizing the screening tool for optimal patient outcomes.

October, 30th 2017 in Newsletters/Annual Reports

Our Fall 2017 Newsletter gives you the latest news, stories, events and photos about VNSW and our affiliate agency, Westchester Care at Home.  You'll find leadership news; community events and programs, including our annual benefit gala, flu vaccination clinics and more; and new initiatives for "bringing the best care home" to our patients.

October, 3rd 2017 in Newsletters/Annual Reports

Check out agency highlights of 2016, including our innovations in patient care; agency and staff achievements and accolades for a wide range of activities; our free community health education programs; and "VNSW By the Numbers," including patient demographics, referral sources, admissions, top diagnoses and more.

Early Symptom Identification Can Save Lives
September, 13th 2017 in Industry News & Commentary

VNSW is joining national efforts to spread awareness about Sepsis, a life-threatening condition that is the #1 cause of death in U.S. hospitals. Sepsis can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. While serious, it is a treatable condition with early symptom recognition and rapid treatment essential in preventing hospitalizations and saving lives. Learn more about the condition and how it can be prevented during Sepsis Awareness Month.