At the Heart of Home Health Care
When you need in-home health care or hospice services for yourself or a family member, choose Pocono VNA-Hospice for the highest degree of professionalism. Recovery, rehabilitation, and care for chronic diseases and conditions are now happening in the home. We have the resources, skills, and compassion on which you can depend – 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, including holidays.
Home Health & Visiting Nurse
At the heart of our services are skilled nursing and therapy. Our experienced staff is trained to meet the special challenges presented by in-home care. The licensed staff works directly with your physicians and other members of the health care team to develop the most effective treatment plan for each and every individual patient.
Hospice & Palliative Care
Designed for patients and their families with life-limiting illnesses, hospice and palliative care is the philosophy of care. A very special kind of care dedicated to providing physical, emotional and spiritual comfort. Patients can remain at home – alert and pain-free, relaxed, comfortable, and most importantly, surrounded by their loved ones.
Pocono Health System and VNA/Hospice of Monroe County Develop a Formalized Partnership to Provide Coordinated and Integrated Care
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (November 20, 2013) – Pocono Health System (PHS) and VNA/Hospice of Monroe County have developed a formalized partnership to provide coordinated and integrated care to all of the patients they serve. This includes patients in Luzerne County, Monroe County, Northampton County, and Pike County. The new partnership will result in an effective continuum of care from the hospital to home care or hospice care thus improving patient quality, safety, and satisfaction.
Mark Hodgson, CEO, VNA/Hospice of Monroe County added, “The opportunity to partner with Pocono Health System will strengthen the home health and hospice care that we provide to the region and assist in reducing readmissions.” Best practices identified by Pocono Health System and VNA/Hospice of Monroe County will be incorporated throughout the continuum of care resulting in enhanced coordination of care and a more effective delivery model.
The Hospice House, an acute in-patient facility for the terminally ill with 6 beds will also become part of Pocono Health System’s Palliative Medicine Program.