LAVNS is a not-for-profit Home Health and Hospice Agency providing “intermittent” Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Pathology, Medical Social Services and Home Health Aides.
LAVNS serves patients in Los Alamos County, northern Santa Fe County and parts of Rio Arriba County.
Services are provided under written physician orders in the patient’s home, under a plan of care developed to meet individual needs. Visits are routinely scheduled Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and on weekends as medically necessary. An RN is available on call after regular office hours.
- Most Home Health Care is covered by private insurance, employers insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.
- The agency is federally certified, State licensed and approved by most private insurance companies.
- LAVNS is a member of the New Mexico Association of Home Health Agencies, The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and the United Way of Northern New Mexico serving Los Alamos and Rio Arriba Counties.
- LAVNS provides many community services including blood pressure clinics, participation in health fairs, volunteer education programs through local churches, volunteer training and support groups.
Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service moves into its new home in the former Boy Scout Cabin on Canyon Road. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com