NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – The Veterans Home of California-Redding recently produced high scores in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) initial survey.
The survey means that the Redding Veterans home is now formally recognized and certified as a state veterans home in compliance with all USDVA standards.
Areas of review focused on the Residential Care for the Elderly (RCFE) and included evaluations on the quality of care for the residents, administration, plant operations, admission policies and dietary practices and other areas such as health and safety codes and policies and procedures of operation.
“I am very pleased with the results of the survey,” said Diane Vanderpot, CalVet Undersecretary for Veterans Homes. “Our mission of caring for veterans and their families is now acknowledged by the USDVA thanks to dedicated work by the employees and administration at the Redding Veterans Home.”
Amenities at the Veterans homes of California include single occupancy rooms, three meals per day with in between meal snacks, weekly housekeeping, scheduled transportation, opportunities for worship in all denominations, daily activities and satellite television to name a few.
The Redding home also offers certified nursing care, medication management, weekly entertainment, special events and a beautiful facility for which all veteran residents can call home.
The Redding Veterans Home is currently accepting applications for residency in both the RCFE and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF).
Those aged 55 or older, younger if disabled, who served in the armed forces of the United States for other than training purposes, during a period of war or period of hostility as defined by law, during peacetime, or in time of peace in campaigns or expeditions for service in which medals have been authorized by the government of the United States, who were discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions, who are eligible for hospitalization, nursing home or domiciliary care in a federal veterans facility in accordance with the rules and regulations of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and who are residents of California at the time of application. Subject to available space and certain other requirements.
To apply, contact the admissions office at 530-224-3429 or by visiting the home at 3400 Knighton Road in Redding.
See the facility online and download an admissions application at https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetHomes/Pages/Redding.aspx .
See information for all Veterans Homes of California at https://www.calvet.ca.gov/calvet-programs/veteran-homes .