State Veteran Home Phoenix
ASVH-PHX is a 200-bed Medicare-certified, skilled-nursing care facility for eligible Arizona veterans, located in central Phoenix, near Indian School Rd and 3rd Street, at:
- 4141 North S. Herrera Way, Phoenix, AZ 85012
- Telephone: 602-248-1550
This state-owned and operated facility is set between the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Administration Medical Center and Steele Indian School Park. The 200 beds are divided into 150 long-term care beds, a 25-bed memory care unit, and a 25-bed Medicare/rehab-focused unit.
Of special interest is that our Phoenix home is located on S. Herrera Way, which is named for WWII Medal of Honor recipient Silvestre S. Herrera.
Care & Features
ASVH-PHX serves the long-term care and rehabilitative needs of the veterans of Arizona, with energetic and caring staff whose members provide nursing, therapeutic recreation, and social services to those who have served our nation.
Rehabilitative therapy is provided seven days a week. Physical therapy is designed to improve movement and function. Occupational therapy is designed to improve daily living skills, while Speech therapy is intended to improve memory and swallowing disabilities. A Snoezelen room, originated and developed in Holland, provides a quietly-therapeutic, yet stimulating visual environment for dementia residents.
The facility provides a free, private, resident-use telephone for local calls at bedside, and free cable TV. Each resident room contains a TV and a DVD player. The facility boasts a 1000 DVD shared movie library, and residents may enjoy internet access throughout the building using facility-provided WiFi.
Veteran seniors and their spouses who choose long-term care enjoy a vibrant, independent lifestyle with customized services to fit their needs. Resident veterans enjoy comfort, dignity, and warm social connections. A variety of activities are planned and promoted, enhancing the sense of community for each resident. Caregivers are respectful, well-trained, and attentive.
A Veterans Benefits Counselor is available onsite to assist the veteran resident in obtaining their veteran benefits/pension. Social Services are available to provide psychosocial support and discharge planning for residents and their families.
An applicant is eligible for admission if the applicant is an honorably-separated veteran, or the spouse of a veteran. As a pre-requisite, the applicant must require skilled nursing care as determined by a physician. There must be documented evidence of the absence of tuberculosis.
Admission information and forms may be obtained by calling the Admission Coordinator at 602-248-1594 ext. 2746. Close personal assistance is provided in completing the admission documents.
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