Residential Care Settings for Veterans

Marylou Guihan*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter discusses residential care within the Veterans Administration (VA), a setting where social workers are very much in evidence. It considers nursing homes on the campuses of VA medical centers, the contract program for veterans in community care, and some new residential settings under consideration by the VA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Social Work in Health and Aging
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199893218
ISBN (Print)0195173724, 9780195173727
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010


  • Aging
  • Elderly
  • Residential care
  • Social work practice
  • Veterans administration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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