VOICE - Veterans Options for Independence Choice and Empowerment
VOICE is a Veterans Directed Care (VDC) program that enables eligible Veterans to choose and direct their own care, in their homes. VOICE supports Veterans to have greater access, choice and control over their long term care services.
Veterans are assessed by their VA provider to determine what their physical needs are and based on the assessment the Veteran is given a budget for services. The Veteran and family or representative are then responsible to decide how the budget will be used.
The VDC program has four primary purposes.
See a great example of the VOICE program at work here in this article Program helps veterans maintain quality of life at home
Joyanna Geisler in the Homer ILC office; 907-235-7911
Valerie Rosin or Karla Evarts in the Soldotna ILC office; 907-262-6333
Beverly Cole in the Kodiak ILC office; 907-486-0493
Alaska VA Long Term Care Program contacts
Nicki Addonisio, LCSW Long Term Care Social Worker; 907-257-3728, FAX 907-257-4877
Eligibility-All Veterans must:
Multitude of Services
Veterans receiving VDC can decide what mix of in-home support services will best meet their needs including;
Help and Support