Accredidations, Awards, & Certifications

RVNAhealth  is a proud recipient of the 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Hearst Media Top WorkPlaces award.

RVNAhealth has been ranked among the top 35 companies in Hearst Media Services Connecticut Top Places to Work. It was selected based upon results of an extensive employee survey which measured qualities such as company leadership, compensation and training, workplace flexibility and diversity. RVNAhealth is proud to receive this award and thanks its employees for their dedication, exemplary service and care.

In 2018, RVNAhealth President & CEO Theresa Santoro was named to the Ridgefield 25— a group of leaders, doers, creators, and community stalwarts who help make the Ridgefield a dynamic place to live and work. You can read more about the award here.

In 2018, RVNAhealth was awarded a Readers Choice Award for “Best In-Home Care” by TownVibe/Ridgefield Magazine. The Readers Choice Awards, introduced in 2018, reflect the votes of over 800 TownVibe/Ridgefield Magazine readers, who weighed in on categories ranging from food and drink to beauty, shopping, and health.

In 2006, 2007, 2012,  and 2013, RVNAhealth was named to the HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the most successful home care providers in the country. This ground-breaking review names the Medicare-certified agencies whose performance measures in quality, improvement and financial performance are among the top 25% of providers nationwide.

RVNAhealth is a past recipient of the Visiting Nurse Association of New England Innovator Award for its Quality Living at Home Program.

RVNAhealth  has received Accreditation from CHAP – the Community Health Accreditation Program for standard home health care services.  The agency is a certified Medicare provider and is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health and Addiction Services.

Nightingale Award

The Nightingale Award is given annually in recognition of excellence in nursing. It is Connecticut’s largest state-wide nursing recognition program.

Nightingale awardees make a significant impact on patient care, go “beyond the call,” demonstrate excellence, show commitment to their community, and achieve life-long professionalism.

Previous Awardees:  Geraldine Schneider, AAS, RN; Julie Gold, BSN, RN; Martha Bryce, Pat DiZazzo, Laura Giovannoli, Crystal Green, Jennifer Goldwag, Erin O’Rourke, Theresa Santoro, Anne Stewart, Sandy Weinberg, Eileen Wilson, Kelly Sullivan, Margarita Graces-Shapiro, Aaron Crook, Judy Gallagher, Gina Gasdia, Noah Hendler.

RVNAhealth is a member of

  • Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA)
  • The Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home
  • The Visiting Nurse Associations of New England (VNANE)
  • Community Health Charities of New England