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"VETERANS ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT" PROGRAM

WHAT A support phone line for US War Veterans that links them up with caregiver benefits and services.
WHYTo support caregiving for US War Veterans.
WHEREThe Veterans Association (VA) USA.


Program Description

The Veterans Association (VA) Caregiver Support Line 1-855-260-3274 can provide:

-Listening, caring, support from licensed professionals
-Services veterans may be eligible for and help accessing them

Some of the Veterans Association caregiver support services include:

-Home Hospice Care
-Respite Care
-Home Telehealth
-Skilled In-Home Care
-Home-Based Primary Care
-Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Centers
-A Caregiver Support Coordinator

The VA also provides a "Caregiver Toolbox" which covers topics such as:

Checklist for New Family Caregivers:
-50 Things Every Caregiver Should Know
-Five Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
-Balancing Family Caregiving, Family and Work
-Caring for Yourself
-Rewards of Family Caregiving

Diagnosis Care Sheets - Quick Reference Guides for Caregiving for certain diagnosis such as Alzheimer's Disease, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Caregiver Tips and Checklists:
-Patient File Checklist
-Tips for Communicating with Your Veteran's Health Care Team
-Tips for Communicating with Your Veteran's Health Care Team
-Preventing Medication Mishaps
-Telephone Tips & Techniques for Accessing Resources
-What to Do When The Veteran You Care For Is Hospitalized
-Crisis Symptom Reporting Guide

Medication List and Logs - Veterans can manage their medication lists and make the records readily available when needed.
source: caregiver.va.gov

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