Frequently Asked Questions for our Visiting Nurses

Frequently Asked Questions about In-Home Nursing Care

YOU have a choice when deciding on your In-Home Nursing care. Have questions for the LRVNA or our visiting nurses? Below are some of the more frequently asked questions we receive.

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Which communities does the LRVNA serve?

Our visiting nurses proudly serves the communities of Center Harbor, Gilford, Laconia, Melvin Village, Meredith, Moultonborough, Ossipee, Sandwich, Tuftonboro and Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

Who uses home health care services?



In a word, you do! The truth is that most of us will need some type of care at some point in our lives. Whether you’re preparing for or recovering from a surgery, coping with a chronic condition or simply needing a pair of helping hands from time to time, it’s comforting to know that compassionate care form our visiting nurses in the Lakes Region is just a phone call away.

Will my insurance cover these services?


LRVNA accepts all insurance plans, as well as Medicaid and Medicare. Need help getting a referral?

Why should I seek home care?


Patients choose home care for a wide variety of reasons. Our expert staff can help you manage chronic conditions such as diabetes or COPD. They can also help those feeling challenged by a recent medical diagnosis or changes in memory and mobility. Or, perhaps you need help caring for a loved one- whether it’s an aging parent or a premature baby. Sometimes home care is needed to help you get back on your feet after an illness or a surgery. Everyone knows, it’s a lot easier to feel better in your own bed! For many senior citizens, home health care can help preserve independence by allowing them to remain in the same, familiar neighborhood.

What do I do if I need help after-hours?

We’re here around the clock to help you feel better Call us anytime at 603-279-6611.

Why should I choose LRVNA?


Founded in 1923, the LRVNA is fondly woven into the fabrics of the communities we serve. We’ve been through many changes since then, but one thing has remained constant: our mission of providing compassionate and expert care to all of our clients: our neighbors.

What types of services does the LRVNA offer?

The LRVNA provides medication management, specialized wound care including wound vac, IV therapy, physical assessment, chronic disease education, and management and more. For more information about our services click here .

What if I don’t have insurance?

The LRVNA will work with patients to help provide services with a payment plan. For more information on how to set up a payment plan, call our offices today.

Is the LRVNA staff licensed nurses?

The LRVNA highly skilled nurses are all licensed and registered in the state of New Hampshire. To learn more about the staff visit our caregiving page

How quickly can I get started with the LRVNA?

Patients can get started with LRVNA as soon as you or your loved one needs nursing services. Call us and we will help your – or ask your doctor for a referral to LRNVA.

How flexible are the schedules?

Home health nurses come as often as needed. Everyone’s needs are different and visits are coordinated and scheduled according to your specific needs.

Areas our Visiting Nurses Serve

The areas our visiting nurses serve.

“You are all exceptionally dedicated, capable, professional and kind. You’re fulfilled my needs and given me a cheerier outlook on life – and a deep sense of gratitude.”