Cardiac Recovery

Our Cardiac Care staff has extensive experience in cardio-pulmonary care and rehabilitation. They provide specialized services to patients with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions. The Cardiac Care staff is part of an interdisciplinary team that includes Community Health Nurses, Medical Social Workers, Home Health Aides, and Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapists.

For each patient referred to the VNA of South Central CT, we can provide:
  • Assessment of patient’s physical and mental health
  • Ongoing assessment and evaluation of the care plan
  • ProTime monitoring
  • Telemonitoring
  • Weight monitoring
  • Monitoring of heart rate and blood pressure pre- and post activity
  • Oxygen saturation monitoring
  • In-home respiratory therapy instructions
  • Patient and family teaching and guidance
  • Interdisciplinary conferences with physicians and other health team members
  • Referral to and coordination of community resources and ancillary programs
  • Specially trained Home Health Aides to assist with personal care needs