Welcome Home to Chippewa Falls

Welcome! ​The Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls provides compassionate and professional long-term, skilled nursing care to veterans and spouses who cannot be cared for in their homes. A multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, therapists, and social workers develop a customized, goal-oriented care plan to address each member’s specific needs. Our Home features a 72-bed facility catering to eligible veterans and their spouses.

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Amenities

Our comprehensive services ensure your well-being, comfort and convenience.

Services

  • Long Term Skilled Nursing Care
  • Short Term Rehabilitative Care – Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapy Services
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Mental Health Nurse Practitioners for Members who require additional mental health services
  • Wound care Certified Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Dental Services Radiology, Ophthalmology, and Laboratory Services

Nutrition

  • Snacks and refreshments served throughout the day by our Nursing Department are also available.
  • The center has an on-site Dietician who reviews and assures that nutritional needs of Members are being met.

Admissions

Admissions Eligibility for our Home

Since July 1, 2013, the requirement to be a Wisconsin resident at the time of application to one of our Wisconsin State Veterans Homes has been eliminated.  Out-of-state applicants are now welcome! The following “General and Subcategory Priorities” will be used when processing applications for admission.

General Priorities for Admissions:

  • First Priority:  Veterans*
  • Second Priority:  Spouses of veterans
  • Third Priority:   Spouses of deceased veterans
  • Fourth Priority:  Parents of veterans who were killed while on active duty

Sub-category Priorities:

“Within” each of the above general priorities these sub-category priorities will be applied when processing applications for admission:

  • Provide first priority to eligible applicants who have resided in the state of Wisconsin for more than six continuous months prior to the date of application for membership;
  • Provide second priority to eligible applicants who are residents on the date of application and who have been residing continuously in the state of Wisconsin for a period of six months or less immediately preceding the date of application for membership; and
  • Provide third priority to eligible applicants who reside out-of-state on the date of application for membership.

* For the purposes of admissions eligibility, a “veteran” is defined as:

  • A person who has served on active duty during peacetime for two or more years or the full period of their initial obligation.  OR;
  • A person who served on active duty for at least 90 days, one day of which must have been during a wartime period. AND:
  • A person who served and was discharged from the armed forces under honorable conditions.
  • Spouses of veterans and parents of veterans who were killed while on active duty are also eligible to apply.

Volunteering

There are countless ways to enjoy time with a veteran! As a volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in or even lead member activities, social events, and recreational events on and off campus.

Donations – We Appreciate You!

Please view our Wish List to see how you can assist our members at Chippewa Falls.

Your generously donated goods*, services, or money, contributions by family members, friends, and the community help our Wisconsin Veterans Homes provide a comfortable, homey atmosphere to our members. 

*Please note that we cannot accept any used clothing or footwear.​

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