Mitchell's Nursing Home and Rehab is the only elder care facility in the area with a contract through the VA. This allows us to offer rooms to disabled veterans enrolled in the VA Health Care System.
Any veteran who needs Contract Nursing Home Care for a service-connected disability or is receiving VA home health care after discharge from a VA hospital is eligible for direct admission. To be admitted, all that is required is for a VA physician or authorized private physician to determine that nursing home care is needed. Veterans rated 70% or more service-connected should also be eligible.
Other veterans are eligible to be transferred into Contract Nursing Home Care (also called a Community Nursing Home) if the VA determines the care is needed and: