HomeCare Elite Designation Reflects Quality Care, Patient Experience

Colchester, VT–October 16, 2018 – The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice (formerly VNA of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties) has been named a 2018 HomeCare Elite agency, a designation awarded to the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. This year, 8,898 home health agencies...

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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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The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice Welcomes New Director of Home Health Services

Director of Home Health Services Terry Paquin has retired after 36 years at The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice. “It’s been such a pleasure to work with Terry and we’re going to miss her terribly,” CEO Judy Peterson said. “She has been such a big part...

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Fun at the Fair

Colchester Adult Day Program participants strolled through the Champlain Valley Fair last week, excitedly visiting barn animals, taking in pig races, safari showcases and munching on fare from an assortment of local eateries. Some played carnival games, winning large stuffed animals as prizes, while others eagerly pet rabbits and watched...

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Adult Day Hosts Annual Garden Party

Each year, our South Burlington Adult Day and Memory Care Program hosts a lunch party in its backyard garden, where participants enjoy a meal made with veggies, herbs and more, fresh from the garden. The event coincides with a flower arrangement activity with horticultural therapist Donna Covais and her team...

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Caregivers participate in dementia simulation

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to have dementia? UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice employees who work with memory care clients often do, so they recently took part in a “Walk in Their Shoes” dementia simulation in order to honor June as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness...

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UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Seeks Input For Community Survey

What do you think makes a community healthy? The UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice and its community partners want to know. Please take 10 minutes before July 1 to complete the 2019 Community Heath Needs Assessment at surveymonkey.com/r/CHNA2019. By gaining input from you, and other Chittenden and Grand Isle County residents,...

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ADP Sites Host Mock Royal Weddings

Last weekend wasn’t just special for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Dutchess of Sussex, who married on Saturday, May 19; it was also a time of joy for participants at UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Adult Day Programs. Wedding bells rang in Colchester, Essex and...

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