Hoptel temporary lodging will be available soon as a courtesy to eligible veterans receiving VA health care services, C&P exams, or in connection with C&P exams provided at a VA facility. More information will be available in the near future.
What is a Caregiver? Caregivers are family members, loved ones, or friends who provide care for Veterans who are living with the effects of war, disability, chronic illness, or aging.
What is the National Caregiver Support Line?
The support line serves as a primary resource/referral center to assist caregivers, Veterans, and others seeking caregiver information. The support line will provide information on VA/community caregiver support resources, “warm” referral to dedicated CSCs located in every VA Medical Center, and emotional support for caregivers. The staff of the National Caregiver Support Line is also available to respond to inquiries about the caregiver benefits associated with Public Law 111-163, Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.
When is the National Caregiver Support Line open?
The National Caregiver Support Line is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Who will answer calls at the National Caregiver Support Line?
VA employees who are licensed clinical social workers answer calls to The National Caregiver Support Line and are located at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center campus.
Is there a Caregiver Web site?
Please see VA’s updated Caregiver Web site: www.caregiver.va.gov
Advanced Low Vision Clinic
The Salisbury VA Optometry service opened an Advanced Low Vision Clinic in the fall of 2008. This clinic provides vision rehabilitation to veterans with visual impairment, legal blindness, functional vision difficulty, and visual complications of traumatic brain injury.
Extended Care and Rehabilitation
Our extended care and rehabilitation program provides physical medicine and rehabilitation, transitional care, as well as home and community care. Our Geriatric and Research Education and Clinical Center is also a part of this program, in addition to Hospice and Palliative Care. Read more
Our mental health program provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being. Read more
Our pharmacy processes more than 4,000 prescriptions daily. Prescriptions may be refilled by mail, phone, or online. Read more
Our primary care program offers an extensive range of treatments with an emphasis on health care prevention. Read more
Our research and development program enhances our ability to provide state-of-the-art medical techniques and treatments to veterans. Read more
Our Rural Health Team is committed to improving health care for Veterans in rural areas through identification of Veterans, and effective communication of benefits. Read more
Social work is an integral part of health care. Our social work program assists veterans with counseling and community services. Read more
Our specialty care program offers all surgical specialties as well as neurology, radiation, oncology, and audiology. Read more
Spinal Cord Injury
Our spinal cord injury program provides comprehensive care to patients who have suffered spinal cord injuries, including surgery and rehabilitation. Read more
Our woman veterans' health program includes a number of clinical services available to women, including gynecology, mammography, reproductive care, and menopause treatment. Read more