Spotlight: Veterans Affairs Medical Foster Home

 
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Spotlight: Veterans Affairs Medical Foster Home
by Geriatric Scholars Learning Community Team - Thursday, June 21, 2018, 9:53 PM
 

Innovative Coordinated Care for Veterans: Where Heroes Meet Angels

This blogpost was featured on the Eldercare Workforce Alliance blog in May 2018. 

...For Veterans and Americans in general of any age, many want to remain at home as they age and their care needs increase. One of the VA’s innovative and expanding programs is the Medical Foster Home program – Where Heros Meet Angels.   The VA Medical Foster Home provides an option to receive personalized care in the comfort of a home setting. 

The VA provides home medical care through their Home Based Primary Care team, which includes a medical provider, nurse, social worker, dietitian, pharmacist, rehabilitation and recreation therapist, as well as a mental health provider....continue reading.