Patient & Family

Contact Information

VNA of WNY - Erie County
650 Airborne Parkway
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Services: Skilled Nursing Services in the Home

Call on the VNA for skilled nursing services in the home, and you will work with a pioneer and innovator in the field. We offer an incredible range of services, all provided under a plan of care established and monitored by the patient’s physician.


Our experienced home health RNs assess and care for patients of all ages and conditions. Services include:

  • Patient observation and assessment
  • Patient and family teaching
  • Administration of medications
  • Wound care
  • Tracheotomies, gastrostomy tubes and foley catheters
  • Other treatments as ordered
  • Specialty teams in infusion therapy, mental health, obstetrics, as well as a dedicated pediatric team

Disease Management and Clinical Path Implementation

  • Programs focused on education, nutrition, patient compliance, and communication
  • Help to control the disease process and maximize wellness
  • Template of care can be modified based on individual patient needs
  • Clinical paths include diabetes, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, DVT, asthma, COPD, and IDDM

Physical Therapy

  • PTs assess the rehabilitation needs of patients and establish realistic goals toward recovering function
  • Services provided in the home include therapeutic exercise, gait training, range of motion and other modalities
  • Pediatric therapists are available for the special needs of the child and the family

Occupational Therapy

  • Our therapists assess the patient’s ability to carry out activities of daily living and develop treatment plans
  • Therapies include training in feeding, dressing, balance, assistive devices and other interventions

Speech/Language Pathology

  • We offer treatment for speech, language, communication disabilities and swallowing disorders
  • Services are implemented in the home

Medical Social Work

  • MSWs assess and attempt to improve the patient’s emotional adjustment by counseling, referral to community agencies, helping with finances, and other matters

Nutritional Services

  • Our registered dieticians provide assessment and patient counseling concerning nutrition and therapeutic diets
  • The dietitian also serves as a resource to other professional staff

Get the VNA Advantage

  • The innovator in skilled nursing for the home
  • A full range of skilled nursing services
  • Experienced RNs and other medical professionals
  • We work with hundreds of physicians under patient care plans