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Medical Foster Home Program

The Medical Foster Home Program (MFH) is a voluntary program that offers safe, long-term care in a homelike setting. This program offers an affordable, comprehensive-care housing alternative for Veterans.

Laura Metz MSW, LISW-S

Medical Foster Home Coordinator

VA Dayton health care



Care Provided

All Veterans are visited by the Dayton VA Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) Team, who provide primary care case management in the foster home. Regular visits are made by our  team, which includes primary care providers, nurses, social workers, dieticians, psychologists, occupational therapists and recreational therapists.

Medical Foster Home Features

  • Furnished private rooms
  • 24-hour care plan; your caregiver lives in the 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 or their legal representative
  • Personalized care
  • Maximum of 3 residents per home
  • High quality care outcomes and high Veteran satisfaction results

More Information

VA Medical Foster Home Program

Learn more about VA's national Medical Foster Home Program