The Washington Veterans Home at Retsil,
the Washington Soldiers Home and Colony near Orting, provide high-quality, long-term nursing and assisted-living care for
honorably discharged veterans. The newly opened Spokane Veterans Home serves 100 residents needing long-term nursing care.
All homes are Title 19 (Medicaid) certified.
at each home receive comprehensive, no-cost medical benefits, prescription drug benefits and 24-hour nursing care.
Licensed medical staff, including registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN) and certified nursing assistants
(CNA) provide personal care specifically tailored to each individual.
Washington Financial Assistance Programs
Veterans Estate Management Program
State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Veterans Estate Management Program offers protective payee services for veterans
and family members who are incapable of managing their own financial affairs. By assuming custody of the individual’s
finances, the department ensures basic needs – such as housing, food, clothing and medical care – are provided.
The WDVA director
is authorized to provide protective financial services to veterans and beneficiaries deemed in need of assistance. These services
may include the following:
by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Representative payee
appointment by the Social Security Administration; or Act as an executor
of a veteran's estate.