Medical Foster Homes - Minneapolis VA Health Care System
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Medical Foster Homes

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Medical Foster Homes

VA Medical Foster Home - Where Heroes Meet Angels logoAll Veterans are visited by the VA Home Based Primary Care Team (HBPC). This comprehensive team provides primary care case management in the actual MFH. Regular visits are made by the VA Home Care Team (Primary Care Provider, Nurse, Social Worker, Dietician, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist & Recreational Therapist).  

Medical Foster Homes include:

  • medical foster home program houseFurnished private room
  • 24-hour care plan - Caregiver lives in home and provides hands on daily care
  • Medication management
  • Personal care (dressing, grooming, bathing, etc.)
  • Meals, laundry, cleaning
  • Flexible daily routine with various recreational options
  • Long term care option, including through hospice care
  • Signed care agreement between caregiver and the Veteran/legal representative
  • Personalized care
  • Maximum of 3 residents per home
  • High quality care outcomes and high Veteran satisfaction results
  • Metro area - 40 mile radius from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System/Veterans Hospital


  • Private pay - Average rates are based on care needs: $3000 to $4000
  • Medical assistance state waiver funding (Elderly Waiver, TBI Waiver, CABI Waiver)
  • Questions to ask when touring homes


Medical Foster Home Program
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417