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VNS Services

About Visiting Nurse Service

The VNS of Northeastern New York is a certified, non-profit, teaching home healthcare agency. With more than 200 employees, we made close to 100,000 home visits in Schenectady and Saratoga Counties in 2013. Now serving seven counties throughout Northeastern New York including Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie and Warren Counties.   The VNS continues to offer a wide variety of services managed by a nurse or therapist working under physician orders.

Our services include skilled nursing (RN & LPN),  IV/infusion therapy, wound care, entero-stomal therapy, community mental health nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, respiratory therapy, medical social work, nutrition counseling, diabetic education, home health aides and personal care aides.

The VNS offers the following distinct Home Health Care Programs.

  • Certified Home Health Care  (CHHA)
  • Care Central  (Health Homes)
  • Managed Long Term Care  (MLTC)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Care Choices  (Palliative Care Program)
  • Maternal Child Health
  • Telehealth
  • Emergency Voice Care