DVA Nursing Care

Care for you at Home is proud to be able to provide services to those of our ageing community with support and care with the funding provided by the Department of Veterans Affair. Our main are consumers are those of aged veterans who are wanting to remain independent in their own homes and within the community, our staff provide them with the opportunities to do just that.

What is Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) funded Community Nursing?

DVA provides veterans and war widows and widowers (entitled persons) with access to a range of quality health care and related services, including community nursing services, at DVA’s expense. It allows those who wish to stay independent to receive funded clinical and personal services within the comfort of their own homes.

Who is eligible and how can I access DVA Community Nursing?

Those who hold a DVA Health Entitlement Card are eligible for certain services depending on which card the consumer hold. To receive services the veteran, war widow or widower must receive a referral from their General Practitioner or from a Hospital Discharge Department.

Once we have received your referral at Care for You at Home, we will phone and arrange a time that best suits you for our Registered Nurse to visit your home and complete a comprehensive assessment were an individual care plan will be created to suit your needs and requirements.

DVA Community Nursing Services we Provide:

Care for You at Home is able to provide a wide range of services that will be determined by the Registered Nurse on the first initial visit during the assessment. All services provided are flexible and created to reflect the individual patient, services are able to be provided on a short term basis or for extended periods depending on the individuals needs. Our Registered Nurses can provide services such as :

 

Wound Care

Injection Administering

Catheter Care

Incontinence Care

Comprehensive Assessments

OT Referrals

Post-surgery Care