Patient Information

Visiting Nurse & Health Services of Connecticut (VNHSC) is an organization dedicated to home health, hospice and community-based health care.
The mission of VNHSC is to be the home health and hospice organization of choice by providing quality multidisciplinary, community-based services and programs.
VNHSC was named to the 2014 Homecare Elite, a listing of Medicare-certified agencies whose achievements in quality improvement and financial performance are among the top 25% of providers nationwide. VNHSC has received this award for nine consecutive years – the only agency in Connecticut to achieve this distinction.
Visiting Nurse and Health Services of Connecticut has been recognized by the Hartford Courant and Fox CT in Greater Hartford as a Top Workplaces 2013 and 2014. This honor is based on surveys about the workplace completed by our employees.

Our Guiding Principles

  • We recognize that each patient is an individual with unique health care needs. We respect patients’ rights and personal dignity, and we assure access to competent and respectful care.
  • Our philosophy is founded on the basic principle that health care and community-based services and programs serve to keep patients at home and families together to the extent possible.
  • We are firmly committed to excellence in home health, hospice and community-based services and programs.
  • We continually strive to improve performance by implementing organization-wide processes and systems that result in innovative, quality, cost-effective care.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to staff by providing opportunities for professional growth, encouraging participation in VNHSC’s mission and strategic direction and promoting and rewarding employee excellence.
  • Our dedication is to serve our patients within the continuum of care in partnership with an integrated delivery system through ECHN.
  • We will continue to lead and proactively respond to all challenges in an evolving health care environment.

Our Staff

Our staff includes:
  • Registered nurses
  • Certified enterostomal and wound care nurses
  • Diabetic educator
  • Rehabilitation therapists: physical, occupational, speech
  • Medical social workers
  • Nutritionists
  • Home health aides
  • Personal care attendants
  • Homemakers
  • Companions

Our Service Areas

The towns served by VNHSC include:
  • Andover
  • Ashford
  • Bolton
  • Broad Brook
  • Columbia
  • Coventry
  • East Hartford
  • East Windsor
  • East Windsor Hill
  • Ellington
  • Enfield
  • Glastonbury
  • Hebron
  • Manchester
  • Mansfield
  • Marlborough
  • Rockville
  • Somers
  • Somersville
  • South Windsor
  • Stafford
  • Stafford Springs
  • Storrs
  • Suffield
  • Tolland
  • Union
  • Vernon
  • Windham
  • Willimantic
  • Willington
  • Windsor
  • Windsor Locks