Medical Foster Home - VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
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Medical Foster Home


VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System is proud to offer Medical Foster Home (MFH) care, an initiative first established in Arkansas in 1999 and has grown to a national effort across the VA.

Medical Foster Home care, as part of the Home Based Primary Care team (HBPC), is an alternative to nursing home care and offers our Veterans 24/7 comprehensive long-term care in a safe, home-like environment. The HBPC team consists of Certified Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Dieticians, Psychologists and Recreational Therapists, each supplementing the Veteran's care in the Medical Foster Home.

Medical Foster Homes Offer:

  • The veteran their own room in a family home.
  • No more than 3 residents per home ensuring a "home-like" atmosphere.
  • Personal care if needed (dressing, grooming, bathing etc.).
  • Meals, laundry and cleaning.
  • Independence in a long-term care setting.
  • A flexible daily routine.
  • Personalized one-on-one care 24/7.
  • Medication Management.
  • Routine medical team (HBPC) visits.
  • Homes available within 30 miles of the Denver VA.
  • Monthly visits by MFH and HBPC teams to ensure on-going healthcare and quality of life.
  • 90% Veteran and Caregiver satisfaction.

Caregivers:

  • Angels for Heroes.
  • Caregiver is the homeowner (or renter).
  • Financially stable, experienced in nursing home level of care, and over the age of 21.
  • Flexible and positive.
  • Adult caregiver back-up required.
  • Able to provide a compassionate and "family-like" environment.
  • Able to complete two required training sessions annually.
  • Willing to actively participate with the MFH/HBPC team.

Funding:

  • Private Pay (MFH Coordinator will assist with obtaining financing when possible).
  • Cost per month is based on the care needs and income of the Veteran.

To learn more about the Medical Foster Home program, please contact us at 303-399-8020 ext. 2274 or 4847
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Contact Info

Location

  • 1700 N Wheeling St.
    Aurora, CO 80045

Contact Number(s)

  • 720-857-5267

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm