Acute Care Program
The program provides Case Management, Care Transitions Management, Skilled Nursing Services, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nutritional Guidance, Medical Social Work, and Home Health Aides. Acute Care also includes the services of certified Wound Management Nurses.
✓ Telehealth Program
✓ Personal Emergency Response System
✓ Medication Dispenser
High Tech Program
Our Program provides a variety of intravenous, enteral and inhalation therapies which offer patients a welcome alternative to hospitalization or difficult travel to clinical facilities. The program brings high tech medical equipment and techniques such as intravenous antibiotic therapy and chemotherapy to the homes of patients with infectious diseases, cancer, intractable pain, digestive, hematological, or metabolic disorders.
Palliative Care Program
VNASI’s Program is structured along Palliative Care guidelines adopted by National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care. The program provides “patient and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing and treating suffering. Palliative care throughout the continuum of the illness involves addressing physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs and to facilitate patient autonomy, access to information and choice.”
Maternal Child Health Program (MCH) – Pediatric Home Care
Our MCH Program provides prenatal and postpartum care to mothers and infants. This program offers specialized healthcare to children up to 18 years of age to screen, educate, prevent and eliminate preventable diseases throughout the growth and development of the client. These services include: socio-economic screening, nutritional and physical activity education, occupational therapies and specialized nutritional counseling to prevent childhood obesity, SIDDS counseling, breastfeeding and bonding, immunization counseling and administration.
Early Intervention Program (EI)
The Early Intervention Program provides services to children from birth to three years old. Early Intervention Professionals specialize in child development and can evaluate a child’s physical, cognitive, communicative, social / emotional, and adaptive development. If a child is determined to be eligible for Early Intervention services, VNA of Staten Island will work with the Early Intervention Designated Officials, Interventionists, the Service Coordinator and the child’s parents or guardians to develop a plan of services based on eligibility. VNASI offers Speech Therapy, Special Instruction, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Family Counseling for children who are eligible for the Early Intervention program.
Nursing Home Alternatives
The Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Medicaid Waivers are programs created by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to offer New Yorkers with disabilities and senior citizens a way to live in the community. These programs offer a wide range of special services that will help people in their daily lives. These services include re-teaching basic skills, building ramps to allow access to homes and safety monitoring.
The Aids Home Care Program provides comprehensive medical, social and support services to persons with AIDS including bereavement counseling for care givers and family members. VNASI is the only in-home provider of Aerosol Pentamidine on Staten Island.