Founded in 1901, VNS Westchester (VNSW), based in White Plains, is the largest not-for-profit, Medicare-certified community home healthcare agency in Westchester that also serves residents of the Bronx, Dutchess, Putnam and Rockland County residents of all ages, their families, and caregivers. VNSW provides a wide variety of services, including skilled nursing care with case management; rehabilitative therapies; medical social work and home health aide services and community health education and screenings. It is accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program of the National League of Nursing), which indicates that it exceeds nationally recognized standards of excellence. Its services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most patient insurance plans.