Home health services
The Aurora VNA provides a wide range of home health services.
Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses are available around the clock, and care is provided under the direction of a doctor.
Skilled nursing services include:
- Patient education
- Family instruction
- Medication supervision
- Wound care
- Heart and blood pressure monitoring
- Nutritional counseling
Certified home health aides provide assistance with:
- Bathing, grooming, dressing and exercising
- Other personal care
- Light housekeeping
Therapists work with patients to improve the quality of everyday living and to achieve the highest possible level of independence. Home therapy may include:
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
Aurora VNA social workers help families meet the challenges of caring for a loved one at home. The Aurora VNA will coordinate necessary services with other community agencies and help in identifying sources of financial assistance.
The Aurora VNA strives to meet patients' needs from hospital to home, offering specialized home care services including:
- Oncology services
- Cardiac care
- Post-surgical care
- Wound care
- Transplant care
- Pediatric services
- Behavioral health
- Comprehensive asthma program
- Enterostomal therapy
- Registered dietitian services
Examples of IV therapies include antibiotic therapy, chemotherapy and nutritional supplement. Respiratory therapy provides breathing treatments, oxygen therapy, sleep apnea monitoring and CPAP therapy.
For information about any of these services, send a message, or call 414-327-2295 in the Milwaukee area, or toll-free at 800-862-2201.
Because children have unique needs, the Aurora Visiting Nurse Association has developed a special home care program just for them. The VNA team is made up of nurses specializing in pediatrics and health management who care exclusively for children.
Questions about home care
Get the answers to your questions about home care with Aurora VNA.