The Admissions Department is responsible for the overseeing of the admissions process. They are available to give personal tours of the facility, and meet with you to discuss any questions you may have regarding admissions. For information on how to apply for admission, contact the Admissions Department, New York State Veterans Home, 2090 Albany Post Road Montrose, NY 10548-1454, or call (914) 788-6144 or (800) 681-1415; or E-Mail Therese.Graig@nysvets.org; or contact your local veterans' organization or veterans' counselor.
Social Workers are committed to insuring that your loved ones are treated with dignity, respect and have the optimum quality of life. We will assist you and your loved ones with getting acquainted with the unit, staff and facility. The Social Worker acts as a liaison and resident advocate for you and your loved one regarding individual issues or other departments to ensure that your personal, social and emotional needs are being met. Your Social Worker continually monitors for changes in mood, behavior and cognition. Social Workers coordinate with the Care Plan team individualized treatment Care Plans for your loved ones in the facility. When appropriate Social Workers will meet with you and loved ones to discuss interventions to address the following types of needs but not limited to adjustment to long term care, grief counseling, support groups, and discharge planning where appropriate.
Medicaid is a program for New Yorker's who cannot afford to pay for medical care.
You may be covered by Medicaid if:
- You have high medical bills
- You receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- You meet certain income, resources, age, or disability requirements.
- The home will assist you to obtain Medicaid coverage through The Medicaid Coordinator's Office
The New York State Veterans Home at Montrose is a skilled Nursing Facility specializes in skilled care. The facility's staff provides skilled nursing care within these categories of rehabilitation services Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy. For more information and websites that may be helpful to you, please visit Medicare Coverage in a Skilled Nursing Facility.