Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, founded in 1912, is a non-profit visiting nurse agency providing a wide range of community-based, family-centered services in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is concerned with total family health and assists individuals and families through the various stages of health care. Services include preventive, therapeutic, respite, rehabilitative, counseling and hospice services so that individuals and families may function at an optimum level. Services are provided to individuals or groups at home, work, school or community centers.
We partner with hospitals locally, regionally and nationally to provide a full continuum of healthcare. Our partners include Norwalk Hospital, Stamford Hospital, Yale-New Haven Health System, Greenwich Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Western Connecticut Health Network, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Hartford Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
At Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, our mission is to provide clinically excellent, compassionate care to enhance the health, well-being, independence and dignity of residents of our community.
What We Can Do For You
The skilled team at Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County includes hundreds of healthcare professionals, paraprofessionals and volunteers. Ready to serve you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, our highly-skilled, dedicated caregivers will work closely with you, your family and your physician, to customize a plan of care designed especially to meet your individual needs.
The Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County Advantage
Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is a Medicare-certified, state-licensed home health and hospice agency. It is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) and is an approved and preferred provider for many major health insurance and managed care companies as well as healthcare and eldercare facilities.
Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is a non-profit organization with board members who live locally and ensure that our programs and services meet your needs. Our resources are local. Our professional staff members are employees, not contract workers. Our employees are insured, professionally trained, and receive ongoing supervision.
We are a Medicare-certified agency, allowing you to transfer to other programs without leaving your home or changing agencies.
You can have confidence in the care that we provide as Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County regularly scores significantly higher than state and national benchmarks in patient satisfaction surveys.
Our Board of Directors
For more than 100 years, Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County has been serving the community as a non-profit organization with board members who live locally and ensure that our programs and services continue to meet the needs of the community.
Leo Karl, III – Chairman
K. Rone Baldwin – Vice Chairman
Marian Curtis Blair – Secretary
David Hunt – Treasurer
Russell R. Barksdale, Jr.**
Sharon M. Bradley
Peter A. Bridgman
Kathleen A. Corbet
Jean M. Hammel, MD
First Selectman Kevin Moynihan**
Craig Olin, MD
Rev. Peter Walsh**
Penelope L. Young
** Non-voting Ex Officio Director
Lois Anderson (1929-2017)
David Brown, M.D. (1920-2018)
Ray J. Groves
Joseph S. Kendy, Jr.