For over a century, we have brought the best in home health to our patients and families in Southern Maine. As the leading home health care agency in the region, we proudly deliver comprehensive care with compassion, commitment and the highest standards of excellence. Our services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, throughout York, Cumberland and southern Oxford Counties.
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HomeHealth Visiting Nurses Secures $129,400 Telehealth Grant
HomeHealth Visiting Nurses (HHVN) secures $129,400 grant from USDA Rural Utilities Service in support of a $194,400 project to bring advanced Telehealth solutions to vulnerable pediatric and elderly populations. Although Telehealth is more prominent in caring for older patients with at-risk chronic diseases, the potential to adapt this technology for children and their families has enormous potential to make care more patient and family-centered.
HHVN Recieves Grant to Advance Pediatric Palliative Care from MeHAF
HomeHealth Visiting Nurses (HHVN) has been awarded a grant of $7,800 from the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) to advance palliative care for medically fragile infants and children. This funding will be used to secure Telehealth Technology and monitoring devices customized for this population. Although Telehealth is more prominent in caring for older patients with at-risk chronic diseases, the potential to adapt the technology for children and their families has enormous potential to make care more patient and family-centered.
HHVN Honors Champions from MedCu3 and Ladder3
HomeHealth Visiting Nurses presented Champion Awards to first responders from Portland MedCu3 and Ladder 3 at its October 2015 Annual Meeting.
At the award ceremony, Greg Burns, RN, Manager of Pediatric Services provided the following tribute, “There are events in our patient’s medical journeys when champions appear to support their care and comfort. We had this privilege when several champions from MedCu 3 and Ladder 3, Rosemont Station arrived to the home of our patient. Because of their generosity of time, oxygen supplies, and compassion, our six-year old patient was able to die peacefully, at home, surrounded by her family and friends.” The parents and young sister participated in the recognition that specifically honored the following individuals from Ladder 3, Rosemount Station; Lt. John Brennan, firefighters Ralph Munroe and Ron Giroux. From MedCu 3, paramedics from Meagan Letellier and Michael Mutchie were recognized; however, paramedic. Paramedic Stephen Coppi was unable to attend the ceremony.
HomeHealth Visiting Nurses Receives Second Grant to Extend Pediatric Social Work Services
The John T. Gorman Foundation awards a second year grant of $25,000 to extend highly specialized social work and navigator services to children and families coping with the challenges of cancer. Grant funds will also support the customization of modules for pediatric telehealth services utilizing Agency’s current Telehealth platform that includes internet connected tablets and blue-tooth monitoring devices.
United Way of York County Awards $12,500 to Support Parent and Child Health Services
HomeHealth Visiting Nurses received a one-year grant totaling $12,500 from United Way of York County. These funds will support services for medically fragile children coping with serious and sometimes life-limiting illnesses.
United Way of Greater Portland Awards $86,430 to Support Essential Home Health Care
HomeHealth Visiting Nurses received two significant one-year grants totaling $86,430 from United Way of Greater Portland. These funds will support charity care for both medically fragile children and adults who require home health services but lack insurance and/or financial resources to pay for care.
We are pleased to share our 2015 Report to the Community. This year's report features patient stories, recognitions and our very generous donors.
Click the picture to the right to read the entire 2015 Report