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Home Care for Veterans

What is Homemaker Home Health Aide Care for Veterans?

A Homemaker and Home Health Aide is a trained person who can come to a Veteran's home and help the Veteran with a variety of care tasks and daily activities that they need help with.


Homemaker or Home Health Aide services can be used as a part of an alternative to nursing home care, and to get respite care at home for Veterans and their family caregiver. 


Who is eligible for Homemaker Home Health Aide Care?

All enrolled Veterans are eligible for Homemaker Home Health Aide Care if they are eligible for community care and meet the clinical criteria for the service. A copay for Homemaker and Home Health Aide services may be charged based on your VA service-connected disability status.


What Services Can I Receive?

Home care services are based on your assessed needs. For example, an aide may be able to come to your house several times a week or just once in a while.

Examples of daily activities you may be able to receive help with include:

  • Meal Preparation

  • Light Housekeeping

  • Companionship

  • Bathing Assistance

  • Hygiene Assistance

  • Ambulation Assistance

  • Incontinence Management

  • Laundry & Linen Service

  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

  • Prompting & Mental Cueing

  • Medication Reminders

  • Hospice Supportive Care

  • Safety Supervision

  • Shopping & Errands

  • Incidental Transportation

  • Respite Care

You can continue to receive an aide's services for as long as you need extra help with your daily activities.


Have questions about eligibility for Veteran’s Care at Home? Call 314-686-4466
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