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Veterans Homes FAQs

Georgetown Home – Intermediate care, Skilled Nursing care and Memory care (for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia).
Sandusky Home – Independent Living (Domiciliary/DOM+), Intermediate Nursing Care Skilled Nursing Care and Memory Care.

During a scheduled interview prior to admission, a Social Worker will provide a list of items the resident may bring with them.

Admission time may vary according to the level of care that is appropriate for the veteran. The Admissions Staff will be able to provide an approximate time frame.

A cost calculator is available for your use. This tool is to be used as an “estimate only” and is based on the information provided. The final rate of assessment is based on verified income. These estimates are based on the eligibility of the veterans resulting in the Ohio Veterans Homes receiving the Veterans Administration (VA) per diem. Ineligibility for the VA per diem could result in additional costs.

  • Resident of Ohio for one year during your lifetime
  • Honorable discharge or discharge under Honorable conditions from the United States Armed Forces
  • Served on active duty, other than training, during a period of War or declared armed conflict OR have been a recipient of the Purple Heart, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, or the Vietnam Service Medal
  • Be disabled by disease, wounds or otherwise, and, by reason of such disability, incapable of earning a living

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An admittee's spouse may be admitted only if he or she is a veteran who meets all of the eligibility requirements.

Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas only.

The Homes do not currently offer respite care.

No. Therapy is only available at OVH for those residents who reside in the Homes.

Sandusky Independent Living (Domiciliary/DOM+) offers private rooms with a shared bathroom. Limited private rooms are available for the veteran who reside in the Sandusky and Georgetown Nursing Home, Skilled care and Memory Care. Private room assignments are based on the veteran’s residency seniority.

The only pets permitted at this time are guide dogs for the visually impaired.

Automobiles are permitted in the Sandusky Home for those residents who reside in the Domiciliary (Independent Living) as long as a current driver’s license is maintained. Proof of vehicle insurance and registration is required.

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