Learn About Veteran Care Programs in Sheboygan, WI
We Provide In-Home Senior Care to Veterans in Sheboygan and Manitowoc Counties
Although your veteran loved one may enjoy maintaining their independence as they age, many need help from a trusted professional to stay safe and comfortable at home. Visiting Angels Sheboygan works with VA programs to help qualified veterans get quality in-home care.
Who qualifies for home care VA benefits? Any active duty military, air, or naval service that did not leave under dishonorable discharge or their spouse. Two programs assist in making sure your loved one is well cared for as they age at home.
VA Homemaker and Home Health Aide Care (H/HHA) Program
This program offers veterans at-home care deemed medically necessary by a VA physician. To qualify for H/HHA benefits, you must need assistance with one of the following:
- Wound care
- Medication management
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Other medical services
Services for Veterans Accepted for H/HHA Benefits
Visiting Angels Sheboygan is proud to work with the VA to ensure your qualifying veteran maintains quality at-home care. Veteran benefits with in-home care from Visiting Angels include:
- Assistance with activities of daily living (ADL)
- Light housekeeping to maintain a sanitary and safe living environment
- Laundry services
- Meal preparation and grocery shopping
Home care services from Visiting Angels’ professional caregivers include the specifics of ADLs:
- Active and passive exercise
- Assistance with medical equipment and medication management
- Routine health management
- Ambulating or transfers
- Escorting the client to medical appointments, as needed
H/HHA is a no-cost benefit covered by the VA health system for veterans living in the Sheboygan and Manitowoc counties. We will help you coordinate your benefits plan once the VA approves your eligibility. At Visiting Angels, your loved one is always in good hands.
VA Aid and Attendance Benefits and Housebound Allowance
This veteran benefit provides financial assistance to veterans and their spouses who need daily living activity assistance. Qualifications for the Aid and Attendance benefits include a minimum service requirement, income, and asset limits.
The funds received from Aid and Attendance Benefits are tax-free and available for multiple services, including the home care provided by Visiting Angels Sheboygan.
You can contact your local VA to get the process started. The process for acceptance of these benefits can be lengthy and requires many forms of documentation. We can help you navigate your VA benefits and get the most out of them.
Applying for Your VA Benefits
VA benefits are great for aging veterans who want to remain independently at home with a little help from Visiting Angels' in-home care services. While the process can be lengthy for receiving your benefits, the steps to getting them are fairly simple.
First, learn which documents you need to send to the VA. These documents can take time to track down, so getting them is a top priority.
Second, fill out the correct VA application forms. Multiple forms are needed to get your pension and benefits from the VA.
Third, mail the application and wait for the approval of your benefits.
Visiting Angels Sheboygan is Here to Be Your Compassionate Caregiver
We proudly serve and work with veterans across Sheboygan and Manitowoc counties. Our team understands the sensitivities of working with aging veterans and the needs required earlier in life than civilians.
Serving Sheboygan and Manitowoc Counties
Visiting Angels SHEBOYGAN, WI2108 Kohler Memorial Dr #70
Sheboygan, WI 53081