Visiting Nurses named a 'top agency'

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County has been named a Top Agency of 2014 by HomeCare Elite.

This award means the Wilton-based nonprofit organization was recognized as one of the top-performing home health care agencies in the United States.

On an annual basis, HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25% of Medicare-certified home health care agencies across the country, using an analysis of performance measures including quality outcomes, best practice implementation, patient experience, quality improvement and consistency.

The award is sponsored by OCS HomeCare by National Research Corporation, a provider of home health metrics and analytics, and DecisionHealth, publisher of the independent newsletter in the home health profession, Home Health Line.

According to the organization’s President and CEO, Sharon Bradley, this award is emblematic of the organization’s commitment to service.

“We are proud to have been recognized as a HomeCare Elite agency of 2014,” said Ms. Bradley. “We are committed to providing the highest quality home health and hospice care to those in need in our community and it is gratifying to be acknowledged in this way.”   

A nonprofit community organization for more than 100 years, Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County provides professional nursing and support services, senior care management, physical rehabilitation, health education, community wellness programs and compassionate hospice and palliative care for  patients in Fairfield County.

Information: visitingnurse.net.