The Virginia Association for Home Care & Hospice was established in 1983

The Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice represents the interests of the home care industry through advocacy, education and guidance with a commitment to quality.

The Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice is the most influential and respected organization enabling the home to be the healthcare setting of choice.

 

Home Care & Consumer Advocacy in Richmond, Virginia

Help protect the rights of those in need and the ones who care for them by supporting the Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice. We represent the interest of the home care industry through advocacy, education, and guidance with a commitment to quality. Our members consist of nonprofits and organizations associated with hospital systems, independent entrepreneurs, chains, and franchises.

Advocacy

We provide our members with the tools and resources necessary to work with their local, state, and federal representatives on issues that are important to them. Such issues include regulations, voting rights, and back reimbursement related to the way they run their businesses.

Education

The Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice hosts an annual leadership conference for executives that covers a wide variety of important topics, including compliances, regulations, how to submit proper claims and nursing documentation, and how to fill out assessment forms to show that the correct care is being given.

Networking

We sponsor numerous meetings around the state and host committees and task forces for all hot-button issues. Our association is about connecting people with the organizations that have the information they need. We are information brokers, if you will, providing you with the answers you need in person or via email.

Honoring Outstanding Care in Home Care 2020 Awards
Innovation of the Year -- presented to a home care or hospice agency that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the improvement of their agency through either patient care or improved organizational systems. 
Visionary Award -- presented to a home care or hospice agency that has paved the way for new services, improved care, or the development of products that are changing the industry. Without them, home care or hospice would be a very different place.
Nightingale Award – presented to an individual that has demonstrated exceptional courage and devotion to the wounded, sick or disabled and pioneering spirit of Florence Nightingale. 
Excellence in Care – presented to a therapist that embodies the successes of patient centered goals that continually results in restoration of functionality allowing patients to return to their normal activity and independence. 
Humanity Award --presented to a hospice volunteer that embodies the compassion, empathy and kindness in assisting individuals and families at end-of-life. 
Distinguished Service Award -- presented to an individual that has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the association through leadership, guidance, mentorship and service excellence.  
Public Policy Award -- presented to an individual who has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to improving home care and/or hospice services through the development of sound public policy or outstanding advocacy for home and community based services.