Admissions

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:

Admissions Department
New York State Veterans Home
Oxford, NY 13830
or call
(607)843-3121 or (800) NYS-VETS.

You can also e-mail Renee Schultz, our Admissions Secretary, or call your local veterans' organization or veterans' counselor. You can also view our Admission Policy.

Social Services

Social Services Team
Chris, Karin, Jennifer, and Amy
our Social Services Team

Upon admission, the unit social worker will greet you and your loved one at the door and will assist you in getting acquainted with the unit, staff and facility. The social worker acts as liaison, resident advocate, or moderator for you or 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. When appropriate the social worker will meet with you and/or your loved one to devise interventions to address your needs which could include but is not limited to; adjustment to long term care, grief counseling, support groups, and discharge planning where appropriate. You may contact the Social Services department by calling (607) 843-3182.

Medicaid

medicaid
Kalah Quinn, Medicaid

Medicaid is a program for New Yorker's who can not 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, resource, age, or disability requirements.

For more information about what Medicaid is and if it is right for you, please visit The New York State Department Of Health website. For help processing your Medicaid application, please contact Kalah Quinn at (607) 843-3181.

Medicare

medicare RUGS III
Corinne Ray, Medicare RUGS III

The NYS Veterans' Home is a Nursing Facility that specializes in skilled care. For more information and websites that may be helpful to you, please visit Medicare Coverage in a Skilled Nursing Facility. For assistance or for more information regarding Medicare, please contact Corinne Ray at (607) 843-3152.