The Commonwealth Fund is funding a program on Long Island, where doctors and home practitioners make home visits to the frail and elderly, following up with them so they become familiar with their patient's needs and histories.
 
I was hired to show the special moments and the essence of the personal relationship between doctor and patient.
Dr. Nigel Verasami, on his monthly home visit, discovers that Savina, who is diabetic and can't walk, has not been using her blood sugar monitor correctly. : FEATURE: Doctors making Home Visits : Viviane Moos |  Documentary Photographer
Dr. Nigel Verasami, on his monthly home visit, discovers that Savina, who is diabetic and can't walk, has not been using her blood sugar monitor correctly.
Dr. Nigel Verasami saying goodby to his patient Savina, after his monthly home visit. : FEATURE: Doctors making Home Visits : Viviane Moos |  Documentary Photographer
Dr. Nigel Verasami saying goodby to his patient Savina, after his monthly home visit.
Nurse practitioner Jessica Giuseppi on her monthly home visit to check on Robert, who can't walk and has problems speaking. : FEATURE: Doctors making Home Visits : Viviane Moos |  Documentary Photographer
Nurse practitioner Jessica Giuseppi on her monthly home visit to check on Robert, who can't walk and has problems speaking.
Nurse practitioner Jessica Giuseppi on her monthly visit to check on Robert, who can't walk and has problems speaking. : FEATURE: Doctors making Home Visits : Viviane Moos |  Documentary Photographer
Nurse practitioner Jessica Giuseppi on her monthly visit to check on Robert, who can't walk and has problems speaking.
Dr. Ramiro Jervis on a home visit to Dorothy, a very fragile 94 year old patient. : FEATURE: Doctors making Home Visits : Viviane Moos |  Documentary Photographer
Dr. Ramiro Jervis on a home visit to Dorothy, a very fragile 94 year old patient.
Dr. Ramiro Jervis shows his empathy and understanding to Dorothy, who is feeling helpless this morning, when she discovers she suddenly can't walk. : FEATURE: Doctors making Home Visits : Viviane Moos |  Documentary Photographer
Dr. Ramiro Jervis shows his empathy and understanding to Dorothy, who is feeling helpless this morning, when she discovers she suddenly can't walk.
Dr. Ramiro Jervis gives and gets a goodbye kiss from his patient before he leaves. : FEATURE: Doctors making Home Visits : Viviane Moos |  Documentary Photographer
Dr. Ramiro Jervis gives and gets a goodbye kiss from his patient before he leaves.