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Wounded Caregivers  - Cuidadora de Heridos

 

**Para aplicar para los caregivers**

 

( los que cuidan a los wounded, pueden ser esposas o cualquier otra persona) 

 

Informacion en Ingles.. Ya que deben saber el idioma para el entrenamiento.

 

http://www.caregiver.va.gov/   

 

VA Caregiver Support Line             1-855-260-3274  

(tienen personal que hablan espanol )       

Hour:

M - F   8 am - 11 pm ET

 Sat   10:30 am - 6 pm ET


Program involves 4 steps

1. Make application VA Caregiver Grant Form 1010 CG
2. Clinical Assessment of veteran by VA doctor 
3. Caregiver takes very easy training online or DVD and passes a simple written multiple choice test
4. Home visit by VA nurse to determine veteran safe and not being exploited and determine if caregiver ready to be caregiver

Monthly payment to caregiver is determined during clinical assessment as to which level you and wounded veteran qualify
3 levels - low, medium, and high. Monthly payment ranges from $200 - $2500 depending on level of care and zip code of veteran.

 Also, if Caregiver does not have any health insurance VA will provide Champ VA cost sharing insurance program.