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Home Based Primary Care is a group
effort between the veteran, family, caregiver,
VA, and the community.
The program uses a multi-discipline team of health care professionals (nurses, doctors, social workers, dietitians, etc.) who work together to create a plan of care specific to each veteran. The program is designed
Improve quality of life
Restore health so the
veteran can function at
the highest level
Help veterans achieve
their greatest degree of
Reduce the need for
admissions and re-admissions to the hospital
Reduce the length of hospital stays
Reduce the number of outpatient visits
Support caregivers in their desire to keep a
loved one at home
Home Based Primary Care Provides:
Medication management, teaching and how to administor the medication
Care coordination between VA and community
To be Eligible for Home Care a Veteran Must Be:
Confined to the home with chronic
health problems that require ongoing care
Discharged from the hospital
and require short-term follow-up care at home
to become fully independent
Near the end-of-life and wish to die
Unable to manage their own health
If you would like a referral or more information, ask your primary care provider.