179-00 Linden Blvd. & 179 Street
Jamaica, NY 11425
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The Director of the VA St. Albans Community Living Center of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System can be contacted by telephone at (718) 526-1000 x2200.
The VA New York Harbor Healthcare System (VA NYHHS) consists of three campuses located in Jamaica, Queens; on the East Side of Manhattan; and in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. VA NYHHS also has Ambulatory Care Centers at all three campuses plus Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Harlem, Queens, downtown Brooklyn and Staten Island.
The VA St. Albans Community Living Center provides primary care and offers specialized geriatric programs and restorative rehabilitation. Geriatric programs provide comprehensive evaluation and safe, effective management of elderly cognitively impaired veterans. An outpatient Adult Day Health Care Program and Home Based Primary Care Program exists and cares for physically disabled, medically-complicated elderly veterans who are at risk of nursing home placement or recurrent hospitalization. A comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation Domiciliary program, providing incentive therapy, vocational counseling and independent living skills training for patients seeking to return to independent living, is provided at the VA St. Albans Community Living Center.
TYPE OF FACILITY
Extended Care, Primary Care, Homeless Domiciliary
The facility provides inpatient extended care services including skilled nursing, IV antibiotic therapy, palliative care and respite care. Also provided is sub-acute restorative rehabilitation for the elderly. The Campus also hosts an Ambulatory Care Center that provides primary care and specialty care, including optometry, podiatry, audiology and dental services. VA Adult Day Health Care and Home Based Primary Care programs, providing outpatient geriatric care, are present at the St. Albans Campus. A Homeless Domiciliary emphasizing pre-vocational and comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation exists at the VA St. Albans Community Living Center.