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Maternal/Child Health


VNS provides home care to infants and children who have had surgery, an injury, or an illness.  Included in the services are:

  • Wound care
  • Cast care
  • Asthma care
  • Care for new diabetics
  • Care for seizure disorders
  • Medication administration
  • Physical, occupational, or speech therapies
  • Instruction in use of home medical equipment
  • Care for premature infants from Special Care Nurseries and Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
  • Linkages to community resources.

Maternal Home Care and Early Maternity Discharge

VNS offers home care for women  with early maternity discharge abnd post-partum complications.

  • Breast feeding instruction and support
  • Wound care
  • Post partum care and monitoring for complications
  • Nutritional support
  • Assessment for maternal depression

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