Veterans & Military

Benefits to Active Duty Military and VA Patients

CareMeridian offers active duty servicemen and VA patients specialized care from skilled medical and rehabilitation professionals

Papa Hank is one of the veteran ALS patients at CareMeridian's Gilroy facility.

Papa Hank – one of our veteran ALS residents at CareMeridian Gilroy

in a non-institutional setting.

At CareMeridian we:

      • Are able to receive patients from the Veterans Home that have become too medically complex
      • Can be utilized as a holding facility for patients waiting for an open bed at the Veterans Home, allowing them to continue to have their medical and rehabilitation needs met by experienced, caring staff
      • Are part of the recovery continuum for returning wounded warriors
      • Accept patients for short- or long-term stays and patients with complex long-term medical issues for permanent living options
      • Assist injured soldiers in the community re-entry process through home and workplace evaluations combined with community integration to provide maximum independence and safety upon discharge

Our Care Programs for Veterans and Military Personnel

  • Acquired Brain Injury (traumatic, anoxic, aneurysms/bleeds, cerebral vascular accidents)
  • Spinal Cord Injuries (all levels, including Halo care)
  • Complex Wound Care (including Vac therapy)
  • Pulmonary (including vent care and weaning, trach care, suctioning and decannulation)
  • Congenital Disorders (including anomalies, Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida)
  • Amputee Care
  • Neuromuscular Disorders (including GuillainBarre, Muscular Dystrophy and Myasthenia Gravis)
  • Medically Complex (including multiple trauma/fractures; multiple IV antibiotic therapy; isolation; and TPN, G – and J-tube feedings)
  • Orthopedically Complex (including multiple trauma/fractures, external fixator care, and non-weight-bearing)
  • High-Intensity Rehabilitation (licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists; recreational therapy, neuropsychological services, social work services and community integration)

Our Care Team

With an industry leading 1:4 staff-to-patient ratio and 24/7 care, CareMeridian offers individualized care plans and personalized attention with our Interdisciplinary Treatment Team composed of: physicians; nurses; case managers; social workers; physical, speech, occupational therapists and neuropsychological specialists; activities directors; and dieticians.

Download our brochure to learn more about CareMeridian’s services for active duty military and VA patients.