Behavioral Health

Behavioral health services by VNA South Central include:
  • Ongoing mental health assessments, case management, medication management, safety assessment, development of individualized patient Plan of Care including clinical findings
  • Extensive training and collaboration with local programs such as CT Behavioral Health Partnership, Community Health Network (CHN), and Area Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut (AOASCC) for obtaining authorization for home health care services
  • Monitoring effectiveness of medication regimes
  • Collaboration local residential facilities, and intensive outpatient therapy, drug and alcohol rehabilitative services
  • An experienced team of nurses that includes full-time supervisor Linda Gorel, RN with 30 years experience including inpatient, acute, long term maximum security forensics and community psychiatric nursing
        o     10 psychiatric RNs
        o     2 psychiatric LPNs
  • Additionally, VNA South Central can offer IV, Oncology, Cardiac, Acute medical nurses who collaborate with Behavioral Health to provide our dually diagnosed patients with the very best home care has to offer.