Incorporated in 1952, Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk (VNSHS) is committed to providing the best possible health care to patients regardless of race, religion, age, sex or ability to pay. With a tradition of professional, charitable and compassionate care, our skilled home nursing and hospice services, inpatient Hospice House, home health aides and community programs such as flu shot and blood pressure clinics and bereavement groups serve residents throughout Suffolk County. We provide post-acute care for patients in their home, which may include assisted living facilities, and inpatient care in our Hospice House.
An independent, not-for-profit health care agency rooted in the community, we understand the needs of the community. Our nurses, therapists, aides and administrative staff live in the community we serve. VNSHS is the first visiting nurse agency in Suffolk County and in 2004, opened the first freestanding inpatient hospice on Long Island. Today, VNSHS makes more than 80,000 home visits every year. We care for nearly 2,500 home health care patients and 700 hospice patients annually