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The Veterans Administration (VA) offers a number of long-term care options through its health plan.
All enrolled veterans are eligible for the following services:
Some long-term care services are limited to certain veterans: nursing home care and domiciliary care are not automatically available to all veterans enrolled in the VA health plan. Veterans with service-connected disabilities receive priority for nursing home care. The VA may provide nursing home care to other veterans if space permits.
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A domiciliary is a VA facility that provides rehabilitation care conducted in a home-like setting for veterans disabled by age or disease who are not in need of acute hospitalization and who do not need the skilled nursing services provided in a nursing home. Domiciliary care is available to low-income veterans with a disability.
The VA also has a pension benefit called Aid and Attendance for veterans and their surviving spouses who need in-home care or are in a nursing home. For details, click here.