Visiting Nurse Health System, the largest nonprofit in Georgia providing person-centered home healthcare, long-term care at home, and hospice services, is an organization dedicated to helping people manage their health and recover from illness in the comfort of their own home. Our nurses, therapists and other professionals give patients quality one-on-one care, helping them achieve the best possible outcomes in their homes, whether they are recovering from a surgery or acute illness or managing a long-term chronic condition. Our goal is to allow the patients we serve to maintain their independence and avoid repeating hospital or nursing home stays.
When patients face a life-limiting illness, we know they and their families need a special kind of care. We strive to ensure that every patient is cared for compassionately, comfortably and with dignity, and that every family receives the support they need during this difficult time, regardless of their ability to pay.
Mission, Vision and Values
To Improve The Lives Of Those We Serve.
To be the first place patients, families, payers and other healthcare providers select when they need healthcare services at home.
To achieve patient and employee satisfaction scores and clinical outcomes within the top 10 percent of all home healthcare providers in the U.S.
To continue to invest in our strong community partnerships, coordinated care solutions, top-performing workforce and innovative technologies to improve affordability throughout the healthcare continuum.
To be a financially strong organization where healthcare professionals prefer to work.
Respect and Integrity
We practice the highest ethical standards and honor our commitments. We are fair, transparent, honest and person-centered in all our actions. We value the beliefs and opinions of our diverse community, including patients, clients, their families and caregivers, our volunteers, our staff, our donors and our partners.
We are committed to delivering the best outcomes and highest quality service through the dedicated efforts of every team member. We are committed to continuous improvement in all that we do and strive to be leaders for others to emulate.
We enhance the lives of those we serve through responsible planning and management of the resources entrusted to us with each of us contributing toward a shared purpose.
We will provide compassionate person-centered care while respecting individual physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
Joint Commission Accreditation
The Joint Commission sets standards for best practices by ranking an organization’s clinical, management and leadership strengths. The Commission also looks at financial stability and sustainability, and the strength and makeup of the board of directors. Visiting Nurse Health System is one of only a few organizations in Georgia that has accreditation for both our healthcare at home services and our hospice services. We believe the stamp of approval from The Joint Commission is proof of the outstanding quality of our home health and hospice programs.
The Joint Commission also offers education in best practices that helps us continually evaluate and improve our services and operations. Our interdisciplinary team knows the importance of Joint Commission accreditation and the high standards it requires. You can feel confident in the care your patients and families will receive with us.
A United Way of Greater Atlanta community partner, we have been serving the metro Atlanta, GA community since 1948.
Visiting Nurse is an active member of LeadingAge Georgia, a nonprofit organization empowering people to live fully as they age.
Visiting Nurse is proud to be a national partner with We Honor Veterans. Our partnership ensures our commitment to offer special recognition and provide best practices for end-of-life care to veterans and their families.