Caring for the Front Line

A collage of four RVNAhealth front line employees wearing their personal protective masks
for the professionals who have spent their days and nights caring for COVID-19 patients, on top of their own loved ones, grief and stress can run strong. RVNAhealth Hospice Social Worker Jana Wu, LCSW, LADC, leads support groups to help front-line workers navigate their feelings and dedicate a little time to themselves. .Continue reading

On the Road with Theresa Santoro

One of a series, Daily Living with RVNAhealth -- glimpses into the daily and household processes of RVNAhealth's clinical team during the coronavirus. While many of us were unprepared for the level of caution and circumspection the virus would introduce into our daily lives, our nurses and clinicians were clearly ready to go.Continue reading

Pumping Gas with April Rodriguez

One of a series, Daily Living with RVNAhealth -- glimpses into the daily and household processes of RVNAhealth's clinical team during the coronavirus. While many of us were unprepared for the level of caution and circumspection the virus would introduce into our daily lives, our nurses and clinicians were clearly ready to go.Continue reading

To Market, To Market with Keri Linardi

One of a series, Daily Living with RVNAhealth -- glimpses into the daily and household processes of RVNAhealth's clinical team during the coronavirus. While many of us were unprepared for the level of caution and circumspection the virus would introduce into our daily lives, our nurses and clinicians were clearly ready to go.Continue reading

Caring for a Loved One with COVID-19

This week, RVNAhealth saw an uptick in our COVID-19 home health patient population -- an increase in those who are receiving care for the virus in their private homes and anticipate a good recovery. Many of our patients have family members caring for them. This calls for a reminder of the measures we must take when we have a COVID patient at home.Continue reading

RVNAhealth Leads the Way in Coronavirus Home Health and Hospice Care

Since Coronavirus arrived in Conncticut in early March, RVNAhealth has cared for more than 100 COVID-19 patients, accepting and caring for those from all area hospitals, facilities, and physicians and treating them through home health and hospice services. New admissions continue daily, reflecting the expanding COVID population, and are expected to continue through the next several weeks, at least. Continue reading