VNA Announces New Name

Colchester, VT–October 9, 2018 — The Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties has changed its name to The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice. The new name and brand identity signify a formal affiliation with The University of Vermont Health Network, which began on...

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McClure Miller UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Respite House Opens

On a bright and beautiful day, community members and friends of the UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice gathered outside the front door of the new McClure Miller UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Respite House in Colchester to celebrate the opening of the hospice residence. This new 21-room...

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McClure Miller UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Respite House to Open in Colchester

The UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties (VNA) will cut the ceremonial ribbon and open the doors to the new McClure Miller UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Respite House on Monday, September 12, 2016. The ribbon cutting celebrates completion of the...

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Vermont Hospice Study Summary of Findings Released

In Vermont, hospice use is particularly low. National Medicare hospice utilization trend data through 2012 indicated that Vermonters were less likely to use hospice services than residents of other states, and they used fewer days of care. To explore more deeply why the hospice use rate in Vermont is among...

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The Smell of Bacon

An Outsider’s Perspective on Hospice in Vermont Author:  Coleen Wright, Madison-Deane Initiative Coordinator, UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties, Vermont One morning, I walked into the Vermont Respite House for a committee meeting on the Vermont Hospice Study, a study being conducted to...

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Family Room Hosts 2015 Mayor’s National Service Recognition Day

Colchester, Vermont – On Tuesday, April 7, the UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Family Room joined Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and Winooski Mayor Seth Leonard to honor AmeriCorps and other service members and highlight the value of their national service to the Burlington community. AmeriCorps members who serve...

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Story Time

It’s time to tell a story. Participants in our Grand Way Adult Day Program gather around the room, a picture in hand. Phyllis Boczar, LNA, starts by asking a question about the photo. As people share what they see, Francesca Creta-Merrill, Site Manager, captures everything that is said on a...

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