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I want to bring my veteran husband home but have a two story house that he can not navigate, is there any help?

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Others have done a good job of answering the financial help issue. As far as knowledge-type help, what works and what doesn't, the local rehabilitation facility should have a consulting occupational or physical therapist who will come out and determine what would be needed to ensure his mobility and safety. You might look at this on-line book from Paralyzed Veterans of America: http://www.pva.org/site/c.ajIRK9NJLcJ2E/b.7529317/k.B8FB/Accessible_Home_Design_Book_2nd_Edition.htm and there's a similar book from AARP.
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Glad it was helpful. I like the fact they so many people or have been there snd done that on the site are willing to share. 😊
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Wow this is great to read another VA benefit, which my parents could really use. I was scratching my head, how I could build a ramp into/out of their front steps. Going to contact the VA!
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I believe they also widen doorways for bathroom accessibility but that process is a little different. All the info can be found on the VA website but your local VFW probably has volunteers that are much more familiar with the process and could help you navigate thru the system. there were no financial requirement limitations for what I had done, however I believe there are or some of the other services that the va provides.
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Yes, I recently received 2 stairchairs for my dad. One that turns 2 steps then continues to the upper level and 1 thst goes into the family room which is 2 steps. I contacted my dads primary at the VA and asked that a consult be submitted into the system for a stairchair. It goes to 2 other depts. the va will send out 3 vendors for bids then one will be chosen to do the work. I made a lot of phone calls but believe priority levels are in place according to the disability. My son happened to be looking at the VA website and found these services were provided. I had already been doing research on the chairs so was very excited that these services were provided . My dad only used his va benefits for hearing aids. If you need help getting in and out of the house, I have one step in from garage, they also provided a movable rubber ramp. If you need that also ask for a means of egress/ingress consult too. Half way they the process i was told that I needed a motorized statement allowing the VA to do this work in the house. I hand wrote it and had it motorized. I didn't know all this was possible and had3 different requests put in. Do it at the same time and it will be so much quicker . The VA has contracts with local vendors and will not reimburse you. You must use the vendor they choose. Let me know if you have further questions. Good luck
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There are groups that do this. You might call local church youth groups, Knights of Columbus, rotary club, moose club, veterans association, to find out if they take on such projects and if they would consider yours.

AARP and ADA websites also have info on making homes more accessible. You might consider a stairway auto lift, retrofitting bathrooms, etc. then if you have the money, you can get a local contractor to help you, or even order everything plus install from a Home Depot.
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