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Home Infusion Therapy

Home InfusionThis is a welcome service for patients who require medications or solutions to be received through a vein or feeding tube. Our nursing specialists provide these specific services.

With advanced technological equipment and procedures, patients who are discharged from the hospital can be assured the VNA provides specially certified registered nurses to administer prescribed medications and follow up in the comfort of a home setting.

Infusion therapy is available through the VNA of Cape Cod for patients who need to have physician-prescribed medication given through an intravenous or subcutaneous catheter. Our staff can begin and monitor many therapies, including:

  • antibiotics
  • chemotherapy
  • hydration
  • nutrition/TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition)
  • pain control
  • central line maintenance
  • tube feeding

Specialized VNA nurses work closely with physicians and pharmacists to design a treatment program tailored to the patient's needs.