Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties 

is a not-for-profit, independent home healthcare and hospice agency providing optimal health and quality of life for individuals and families throughout Bristol and Newport counties.

Visiting Nurse Services of
Newport and Bristol Counties 

1184 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI

Latest news you can use

Your Risk of Falling: Checklist to Minimize Hazards
February 24, 2015

Useful list to check your risk of falling.

Volunteer Extraordinaire!! Barbara Carnes
February 10, 2015

Barbara Carnes was awarded the Mary A. Dwyer award for outstanding service to the agency at the Annual Meeting in May, 2014.  Dr. Carnes has been a Hospice Volunteer since 1998, and has also served twice as Bereavement Coordinator.  She embodies the empathy an commitment to dignity that the Hospice Program stands for.

Common Myths About Hospice
February 03, 2015

The 10 most common misconceptions about hospice care are listed and answered.

Newport Life Magazine article, "The Middle Man: How Does the Sandwich Generation Continue Caring for Aging Parents and Young Children?"
February 02, 2015

Caregivers who are taking care of their aging parents as well as their own young children face challenges.  VNS Help at Home manager Judy Mason and social worker Kathleen Beltramello contribute to this interesting and timely review of resources available in Newport area to help the "Sandwich Generation."

Hospice Daughter Expresses her Thanks
January 20, 2015

A touching testimonial from the daughter of one of our Hospice patients.

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