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Cornerstone VNA

178 Farmington Rd
Rochester, NH 03867-4352
(603) 332-1133
Fax: (603) 335-6569
Services Offered:
Home Health Care, Hospice, Home Care, Social Worker, Physical Therapy, Diabetes Educator, Adult Day Care
Cornerstone VNA serves 04001, 04083, 04073, 04027, 03906 and more...
  • General Information
  • Home Health Care
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    About My Business
    Cornerstone VNA is a non-profit home healthcare agency since 1913 serving Strafford, Belknap, Carroll and Rockingham Counties in New Hampshire and has recently expanded within communities in York County, Maine in offering the same extraordinary care.

    The team at the VNA uses the latest technology to provide the most highly skilled nursing, rehabilitative therapies, social work and support services in their service area. Specialty programs include Certified Wound & Ostomy care, Diabetes Management & Education, Mental Health Nursing, Intravenous Therapy and a Maternal Wellness Program including a Lactation Consultant.

    Other specialties include a Telehealth Program, a Life Care Program with private duty services, and a Hospice Program with a team of specialists providing pain and symptom management along with emotional and spiritual support to the patient and their families 24 hours a day. Same great service and care, new name! For more information, contact Cornerstone VNA at 332-1133.

    Medicare/Medicaid Certified
    New Hampshire and Maine Licenses in Home Health Care, Hospice, and Community Clinics
    24 hour on-call nursing coverage for patients/referrals
    About My Services
    Disease Management and Self Care Education
    Medication Teaching
    Wound Care
    Catheter Care
    Tracheostomy Care
    Ostomy/Colostomy Care
    Diabetes Education
    Mental Health Evaluation
    Certified Infusion Therapy
    Lactation Consultation
    Maternal Wellness/Newborn Care
    Pediatric Services
    Telehealth
    Palliative Care
    Hospice Care

    LNA's:
    Monitor Nutrition
    Monitor Blood Sugars
    Monitor Vital Signs
    Medication Reminders
    Incontinence Care
    Ostomy Care
    Mobility Assist
    Fall Prevention
    Assist with therapeutic exercises
    Alzheimer’s Disease Care
    One on One Care

    Medical Social Workers:
    Assessments of your social, economic and emotional needs
    Education and access to community resources
    Long term care planning
    Assistance completing advance directives
    Counseling and education to improve coping and reduce stress

    Rehabilitation Services:
    Pre-hab Program prior to total joint replacements.
    Orthopedic Rehabilitation with a streamlined protocol for all replacements.
    Home Safety Evaluations
    Fall Risk Assessments/Education
    Neurologic Rehabilitation
    Cardio-pulmonary Rehab
    Mobility Training
    Family/Caregiver Education

    Home Care Specialty Programs:
    Comprehensive stoma and skin assessment
    Product selection
    Pre and post op teaching
    Stoma site selection and marking
    Treatment of skin complications
    Nutritional assessment and counseling

    Specialty Services in Community Care:
    Health Coach
    Health Screenings
    Blood Pressure
    Cholesterol
    Weight
    Medication Counseling
    Blood Sugar Checks
    Foot Care
    Diet and Nutrition Counseling
    Experience And Credentials
    2015 Readers’ Choice Best Non-Profit and Best Visiting Nurse Home Healthcare!

    4-Star Rating for Quality of Patient Care from the Centers or Medicare & Medicaid Services. According to Medicare.gov, “The quality of patient care star rating summarizes 9 of the 29 quality measures reported on Home Health Compare. It provides a single indicator of an agency’s performance compared to other agencies.” A 4- or 5-star rating means that the Cornerstone VNA performed better than other agencies on the 9 measured care practices and outcomes.

    Named a Top Agency of the 2015 HomeCare Elite™, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its tenth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. The award is sponsored by OCS HomeCare by National Research Corporation, the leading provider of home health metrics and analytics, and DecisionHealth, publisher of the most respected independent newsletter in the home health profession, Home Health Line. (Also named in 2011-2014)
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Hours of Service
    Assistance provided 24 hours, 7 days a week.
    Office Hours:Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Non-Profit
    Agency or Registry
  • Home Health Care
  • General
    Type of Ownership
    Private
    Date first approved to provide Medicare services : 7/1/1966
    Quality of Patient Care
    Cornerstone VNA exceeds average state scores in 20 of 22 areas.
    Cornerstone VNA exceeds average region scores in 16 of 22 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
     
     
     
     
    99%
    93.42%
    95.95%
    How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
     
     
     
     
    99%
    91.16%
    92.11%
    How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
     
     
     
     
    98%
    96.45%
    94.32%
    How often the home health team checked patients for depression
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.52%
    98.26%
    How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
     
     
     
     
    84%
    77.3%
    86.37%
    How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
     
     
     
     
    91%
    76.85%
    91%
    With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
     
     
     
     
    99%
    92.56%
    97.74%
    How often the home health team checked patients for pain
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.7%
    96%
    How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
     
     
     
     
    100%
    98.16%
    99.63%
    How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.76%
    99.68%
    How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
     
     
     
     
    100%
    94.9%
    99.74%
    How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
     
     
     
     
    92%
    95.34%
    96%
    How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
     
     
     
     
    99%
    97.73%
    99.26%
    How often patients got better at walking or moving around
     
     
     
     
    65%
    57.28%
    63.53%
    How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
     
     
     
     
    63%
    54.66%
    61.05%
    How often patients got better at bathing
     
     
     
     
    68%
    62.03%
    67.74%
    How often patients had less pain when moving around
     
     
     
     
    72%
    64.16%
    71.63%
    How often patients’ breathing improved
     
     
     
     
    71%
    63.72%
    69.63%
    How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation
     
     
     
     
    85%
    89.12%
    85.58%
    How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
     
     
     
     
    56%
    45.87%
    55.79%
    How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent, unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
     
     
     
     
    16%
    14.69%
    15.42%
    How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
     
     
     
     
    16%
    15.06%
    16%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Patient Survey Results
    Cornerstone VNA exceeds average state scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    Cornerstone VNA exceeds average region scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team gave care in a professional way
     
     
     
     
    89%
    88.16%
    88.68%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team communicated well with them
     
     
     
     
    89%
    85.94%
    87.63%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team discussed medicines, pain, and home safety with them
     
     
     
     
    89%
    82.53%
    84.37%
    Percent of patients who gave their home health agency a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
     
     
     
     
    87%
    85.59%
    84.95%
    Percent of patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the home health agency to friends and family
     
     
     
     
    85%
    85.97%
    82.89%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Additional Quality Measures available on Medicare.gov
    Licenses
    US DHHS Home Health Care
    License No. 307022
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    NH Adult Day Care
    License No. 03319
    Issued by New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    ME Hospice
    Issued by Maine Department of Health and Human Services
    NH Home Health Agency
    License No. 02814
    Issued by New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
    ME Home Health
    Issued by Maine Department of Health and Human Services
    NH Home Health Hospice Providers
    License No. 03670
    Issued by New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
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