Apply for admissions at the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea

Information about the admissions process and application for the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea.

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What you need for Apply for admissions at the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea

For Long Term Care (Nursing Home)

  • Complete the application for the hospital in its entirety
  • Provide a copy of the applicant's discharge papers (also known as a DD-214).
  • Provide copies of all current health insurance cards (front and back).
  • If applicable, provide copy of any advance directives, such as Power of Attorney, living will, and guardianship order.
  • Provide copy of proof of income (Social Security, Aid and Attendance, VA Retirement, etc)
  • Provide proof of Massachusetts residency

For Residential

  • Complete the application for residential services in its entirety.
  • Provide a copy of the applicant's discharge papers (also known as a DD-214).
  • Provide copies of all current health insurance cards (front and back).
  • Provide copies of proof of income (Social Security, Aid and Attendance, VA Retirement, etc)
  • Provide proof of Massachusetts residency

Once application is completed and all documentation attached, you may mail it or bring it to the Admissions Office at the Soldiers' Home.

Fees for Apply for admissions at the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea

Hospital / Long Term Care (Nursing Home) / Alzheimer's

The system of charges at the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea is determined as follows:

Veteran without spouse - $30.00 per day with a $300.00 personal exemption from monthly income. Income shall not include VA Aid and Attendance and/or VA Housebound, which shall be retained by the Home.

Veteran with spouse - $30.00 per day with a spousal exemption of $1,500.00 from income. Spousal income to be applied toward the $1,500.00. Income shall not include VA Aid and Attendance and/or VA Housebound, which shall be retained by the Home.

Residential

Veteran without spouse $10.00 per day with a $300.00 personal exemption from monthly income. Income shall not include VA Aid and Attendance and/or VA Housebound, which shall be retained by the Home.

Other Charges

In conjunction with room and board charges, Massachusetts General Laws allows the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea to apply for and receive any other income or benefits to which a veteran may be entitled.

Entitlement may derive from either federal or state statutes and/or regulations. An example of a federal benefit would be the aid and attendance benefit of $540.00 per month. Please note that the amount of any benefit may change over the course of time and any changes would be reflected in the next monthly statement. Veterans are also required to maintain adequate medical insurance, including but not limited to Medicare Part B.

Veterans are required to open a personal account with $300, and maintain a monthly balance of $300.

All bills must be paid by the tenth day of every month in which it is received.

How to apply Apply for admissions at the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea

Please complete, sign, and mail or submit all forms and copies of the above to:

Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts
Attention: Superintendent's Office
91 Crest Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150

Please bring all completed forms and required documents to:

Soldiers' Home in Chelsea
91 Crest Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150

Next steps for Apply for admissions at the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea

  1. Waiting list

    Your application, if meets the admission criteria, will be placed on a bed availability waiting list.

  2. Screening

    A screening will take place sometime between application and admission. A nurse from the Home will conduct an assessment for appropriateness.

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Contact for Apply for admissions at the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea

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Soldiers' Home in Chelsea
91 Crest Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150

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