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Every day, our dedicated staff provide hands-on, expert care to New Yorkers who need it. These are their stories.
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Healing Diabetic Wounds with Attentive Home Care

Healing Diabetic Wounds with Attentive Home Care

Compassion, collaboration, and communication are tools this VNSNY nurse uses to provide effective care. Read More
Respectful Communication Helps Patients Take Control of their Health

Respectful Communication Helps Patients Take Control of their Health

Knowing how important it is to encourage and educate those in her care, one VNSNY nurse is patient, compassionate, and persistent in helping them connect the dots between their actions and their health. Read More
Physical Therapy Is Adding “Life” to Life

Physical Therapy Is Adding “Life” to Life

For this VNSNY physical therapist, success is more than teaching exercises. It's supporting patients and families as they weather the storms. Read More
Making the Rounds with a Home Care Nurse

Making the Rounds with a Home Care Nurse

One morning in the life of a VNSNY home care nurse, visiting four patients to make sure they have what they need to stay safe and well. Read More
Physical Therapy Combats a Patient’s Fear

Physical Therapy Combats a Patient’s Fear

Through medical knowledge and compassion, one VNSNY physical therapist helped a patient rebuild confidence—and identified a secondary cause of her weakness. Read More
A Speech-Language Pathologist Brings Out the Best in Her Patients

A Speech-Language Pathologist Brings Out the Best in Her Patients

One VNSNY speech-language pathologist has helped more than 3,000 patients overcome communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders caused by diseases like cancer, stroke, or Parkinson’s. Read More
Inspiring Confidence Helps a Stroke Patient Recover

Inspiring Confidence Helps a Stroke Patient Recover

One of the challenges in rehab therapy is to help clients avoid getting discouraged, but this OT inspires confidence that keeps her patients motivated. Read More
Restoring Quality of Life and Preserving Independence

Restoring Quality of Life and Preserving Independence

This Nassau County-based occupational therapist believes that improving the quality of patients’ lives on a daily basis is what a visiting OT’s job is all about. Read More
Patience and Understanding Help a Client Recover

Patience and Understanding Help a Client Recover

A post-operative patient needed both physical therapy and emotional support following hip replacement, and VNSNY physical therapist Patricia V. was there. Read More
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