Patient & Family

Contact Information

VNA of Northwest PA
1223 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701

Services: Skilled Nursing Services in the Home

Call on the VNA for skilled nursing services in the home, and you will work with a pioneer and innovator in the field. We offer an incredible range of services, all provided under a plan of care established and monitored by the patient’s physician.

Nursing

Our experienced home health RNs assess and care for patients of all ages and conditions. Services include:

  • Patient observation and assessment.
  • Patient and family teaching.
  • Administration of medications.
  • Wound care.
  • Tracheotomies, gastrostomy tubes and foley catheters.
  • Other treatments as ordered.
  • Specialty teams in infusion therapy, mental health, obstetrics, as well as a dedicated pediatric team.

Disease Management and Clinical Path Implementation

  • Programs focused on education, nutrition, patient compliance, and communication.
  • Help to control the disease process and maximize wellness. 
  • Template of care can be modified based on individual patient needs.
  • Clinical paths include diabetes, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, DVT, asthma, COPD, and IDDM.

Physical Therapy

  • PTs assess the rehabilitation needs of patients and establish realistic goals toward recovering function.
  • Services provided in the home include therapeutic exercise, gait training, range of motion and other modalities.
  • Pediatric therapists are available for the special needs of the child and the family.

Occupational Therapy

  • Our therapists assess the patient’s ability to carry out activities of daily living and develop treatment plans.
  • Therapies include training in feeding, dressing, balance, assistive devices and other interventions.

Speech/Language Pathology

  • We offer treatment for speech, language, communication disabilities and swallowing disorders
  • Services are implemented in the home.

Medical Social Work

  • MSWs assess and attempt to improve the patient’s emotional adjustment by counseling, referral to community agencies, helping with finances, and other matters.

Nutritional Services

  • Dietary consultation is available.

IV Therapy Nursing

Patients and families can count on the VNA's outstanding team of IV nurses, offering unequaled clinical and personal service in home care.

Clinical Monitoring
  • Work with home pharmacy pharmacists who monitor patient drug therapies, reviewing medication profiles, laboratory results and nursing reports.
  • Pharmacists communicate with physicians as appropriate to ensure proper dosing.
IV Nursing
  • We have a team of Registered Nurses trained to provide Infusion Therapy.
  • Infusion nurses work with pharmacists to administer antibiotics, chemotherapy, steroids, IVIG, hydration, TPN and a variety of other home infusion therapies.

Get the VNA Advantage

  • The innovator in skilled nursing for the home.
  • A full range of skilled nursing services.
  • Experienced RNs and other medical professionals.
  • We work with hundreds of physicians for development of individualized patient care plans.