The Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association (RVNA) welcomed Tonya DeAngelis RN, BSN to HomeCare by RVNA, an RVNA non-medical home care subsidiary that provides live-in and hourly certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and caregivers to clients in their homes.

HomeCare by RVNA caregivers perform a range of services, from personal care to medication reminders to transportation and more.

DeAngelis, a five-year Ridgefield resident, serves as HomeCare by RVNA’s clinical supervisor, overseeing office staff and caregivers in the field. A graduate of Southern Connecticut State University, DeAngelis holds both bachelor of science in nursing and registered nurse degrees and brings more than 20 years of experience to the role.

“Tonya’s background as a nurse and her experience in hospitals and home care are all invaluable in this position,” said Heather McGhie, director of HomeCare by RVNA. “As an RN, Tonya is able to provide clinical oversight and training to our entire staff, ensuring that any medical issues our clients might experience are recognized and addressed quickly.

“This is a unique role in a non-medical home care agency, and we feel it is incredibly important.”