Caregiver Support Coordinator
Your local Caregiver Support Coordinator is a
licensed professional who can support you by
matching you with services for which you are
eligible, and providing you with valuable
information about resources that are available to
you through the VA.
Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Centers
ADHC Centers are a safe and active environment
with constant supervision designed for Veterans to
get out of the home and participate in activities.
(ADHC centers are generally open Monday through
Friday during normal business hours).
Home-Based Primary Care
Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) is a program
designed to deliver routine health care services to
your home when the Veteran you care for has medical
issues that make it challenging for him or her to
Skilled Home Care
The Skilled Home Care service provides a medical
professional who comes to your home to help care for
a homebound Veteran. Some of the care a Veteran can
receive includes basic nursing services and
physical, occupational, or speech therapies.
Homemaker and Home Health Aide Program
The Homemaker and Home Health Aide Program is
designed to help a Veteran with personal care needs.
Your local VA medical center can help arrange for a
home health aide who will come to your home on a
regular schedule to allow you time to take care of
your own needs.
The Home Telehealth program is designed to give
you ready access to a care coordinator by using
technology (e.g., telephone, computers) in your
home. The program is typically offered to
individuals who live at a distance from a VA Medical
If a Veteran requires a Caregiver, you are
eligible to receive up to 30 days of respite care
per year. The care can be offered in a variety of
settings including at your home or through temporary
placement of a Veteran at a VA Community Living
Center, a VA-contracted Community Residential Care
Facility, or an Adult Day Health Care Center.
Home Hospice Care
During the advanced stages of a terminal disease,
Home Hospice Care can offer comfort and supportive
services for you and the Veteran you care for in
your own home. The team is there for you 24 hours a
day, seven days a week. Bereavement care (grief
counseling) is also available for you and other
immediate family members.
To access these and other services visit
Or call the VA's Caregiver Support Line at
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