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Levels of Care

Pennsylvania’s Veterans Homes provide residents with the care and support they need in order to live an active and healthy life with as much independence as possible. The major difference in the types of residency at our Homes is the level of care required. 

Snapshot of Care at Each Home

Pennsylvania’s Veterans Homes provide residents with the care and support they need in order to live an active and healthy life with as much independence as possible. The Veterans Homes offer levels of care tailored to the specific health needs of our residents and are supplemented with an array of clinical services that include: medical, clinical and nursing services; drug and nutritional therapy; rehabilitative services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy and recreational therapy; dental services; and social services. Below are the specific levels of care available at each Veterans Home.



Delaware Valley Veterans' Home
Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center
Hollidaysburg Veterans' Home
PA Soldiers' and Sailors' Home
Southeastern Veterans' Center
Southwestern Veterans' Center
​Adult Day Care



Coming Spring 2021
​​Domiciliary Care




Memory Care






​Personal Care 
​Skilled Nursing Care 


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Levels of Care Defined


Adult Day Care

Coming spring of 2021 to Southeastern Veterans' Center 


Domiciliary Care

Provides shelter, food, and medical care to veterans who are suffering from a disability, disease, or defect that incapacitates them from earning a living, but who are not in need of nursing care services. 


Memory Care

​Provides residents suffering from Alzheimer's disease or related dementias with long-term care in a safe and secure environment.


Personal Care

​Ideal for individuals who need minimal assistance with bathing, dressing, laundry, medication administration and appointment management.


Skilled Nursing Care

Around-the-clock care is provided for residents with moderate to full assistance with their daily needs.


Available to All Residents

​Available to all residents are medical, clinical and nursing services; drug and nutritional therapy; rehabilitative service such as physical therapy, occupational therapy and recreational therapy; dental services; social services; laundry; transportation; housekeeping; maintenance; security; fiscal management; and other related services.