Are You, Or Is Someone You Know, A Veteran In Need Of Long-Term Care And Housing?
The Barstow Veterans Home has NO WAITING LIST for Residency in two levels of care: Independent Living -- and Intermediate Nursing Levels of Care
Barstow – The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) has announced that there is immediate availability – NO WAITING LIST -- for residency in two levels of care for Veterans seeking long-term care and housing at the beautiful Veterans Home of California in Barstow, located at 100 E. Veterans Parkway.
Although this Veterans Home offers three levels of care, space is primarily available in the Independent Living Unit (Domiciliary) level of care, for veterans who are self-sufficient and do not require assistance with activities of daily living. In this level of care, non-nursing staff provides minimal supervision. Residents at this level of care have access to other levels of care and medical services. Space is also available in the Intermediate Nursing Level of Care for Veterans requiring some nursing assistance to perform activities of daily living. Licensed nursing staff members assist veterans with medications and treatments. Spouses are also eligible to apply with the veteran in all levels of care. For admissions information, please call 800-746-0606. The Veterans Home of California in Barstow is a 400-bed, long-term care facility located on 22 acres with a panoramic view of the Mojave River Valley. The high-desert atmosphere offers a climate that is healthful, quiet and safe with very low air pollution.
The Veterans Home provides California veterans with a living environment that protects their dignity and contributes to their feeling of self-reliance and self-worth. Amenities include: room and board – three meals plus snacks; medical care and medications; optical care, dental care and podiatry services; transportation services to all medical appointments and off-campus activities; a beauty/barber shop; multi-purpose room and limited banking services; opportunities for worship for all denominations through the Chaplaincy Program; a modern fitness center and exercise classes; library, cable television and wireless Internet; housekeeping and laundry services; a caring and compassionate staff; a variety of community outings; and an enhanced activity program.
The Veterans Home of California in Barstow enjoys the strong support from the local community as well as camaraderie from the neighboring Marine Corps Logistics Base and the National Training Center at Fort Irwin. For admissions information, please call 800-746-0606.
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