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Homecare

Care Central VNA & Hospice believes that individuals deserve the highest quality of expertise and compassion in the comfort and security of their own home. Whether returning home from a hospital stay, a care facility or a physician appointment with a referral for skilled homecare services, Care Central VNA & Hospice will proficiently and expeditiously provide any or all the services indicated below.

Program Services

Nursing
Administer skilled nursing services and coordinate the plan of care ordered by your physician. Care Central VNA & Hospice also offers the specialized skills of a Wound/Ostomy Nurse to care for complicated wounds and ostomies.

Telehealth Program
Provides close symptom monitoring of many conditions that transmits daily vital signs and other clinical information directly to Care Central VNA & Hospice. This allows for early intervention in response to changes in a patient’s condition that may occur outside of Care Central VNA & Hospice clinician’s visit.

Rehabilitative Therapists
Provide exercises, activities and functional training designed to restore physical function and optimize independence. Therapists evaluate the need for assistive equipment to promote the highest level of function within the home and community while ensuring safety.

Medical Social Workers
Offer practical counseling for patients and their families concerning emotional, economic or other issues related to their illness. They also refer clients to other specialized services and assist in long-term placement and coordination of community resources.

Certified Home Health Aides
Assist with personal care and promote independence in daily tasks.

Our Service Area

Ashburnham
Auburn
Ashby
Ashfield
Athol
Ayer
Baldwinville
Barre
Belchertown
Bernardston
Blackstone
Boylston
Brimfield
Brookfield’s (North, Brookfield, West & East)
Buckland
Charlemont
Charlton
Clinton
Colrain
Conway
Deerfield
Douglas

Dudley
Erving
Fitchburg
Gardner
Gill
Grafton
Greenfield
Groton
Hardwick
Hawley
Heath
Holden
Holland
Hopedale
Hubbardston
Lancaster
Leicester/Cherry Valley
Leominster
Leverett
Leyden
Lunenburg
Mendon
Milford

Millbury
Millers Falls
Millville
Monson
Montague
New Braintree
New Salem
Northbridge/Whitinsville
Northfield
Oakham
Orange
Oxford/Rochdale
Palmer
Paxton
Petersham
Phillipston
Princeton
Royalston
Rutland
Shelburne
Shelburne Falls
Shirley

Shrewsbury
Shutesbury
Southbridge
So. Deerfield
Spencer
Sterling
Sturbridge
Sunderland
Sutton
Templeton
Townsend
Turners Falls
Upton
Uxbridge
Wales
Ware
Warren
Warwick
Webster
Wendell
West Boylston
Westminster
Winchendon
Worcester

For towns not listed, please call us for more information.

Referrals
Referrals can be made by physicians, case managers, discharge planners, hospitals, clergy, friends, family or self-referral.

Payment Methods
Medicare
Medicaid
Private Insurance
Most HMO’s
Private Pay

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:30 am – 6:00pm

Beyond office hours, including weekends and holidays, administrative and nursing staff are available 24/7 and may be reached by calling the answering service at:
978-632-1230
 or 
508-943-0612

How to contact us:

Lisa Waller, RN
Gardner: Director of Homecare
lwaller@carecentralVNA.org
978-632-1230, Ext. 344
or 
800-382-7305, Ext. 344
(Voice mail is confidential)

Kristin Mattson, PT
Webster: Director of Homecare
kmattson@carecentralVNA.org
508-943-0612, Ext. 416
or 
800-382-7305, Ext. 416
(Voice mail is confidential)