Director of Social Services
Available on Tuesday and Thursday, preferably by appointment, please call Susie Schlecht.
The North Dakota Veterans Home, located in Lisbon, North Dakota, consists of 98 basic care and 52 skilled nursing beds. To be eligible for admission veterans must meet one of the following criteria:
- Bona fide residents of North Dakota verified 30 day residency
- Served in a North Dakota Regiment
- Entered the Armed Services as a North Dakota resident
- Spouse or surviving spouse of above veteran
No veteran may be considered eligible for residency whose last period of service in the armed services was terminated under dishonorable conditions.
No veteran may be admitted to the Veterans Home that has been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude, without producing sufficient evidence of subsequent good conduct and reformation of character so as to satisfactory to the board of admissions.
The Basic Care Unit requires that potential residents have total independence with personal care needs; such as, bathing, dressing, eating, ambulating (walking), toileting, transferring, etc. NDVH is unable to accept residents who are receiving dialysis treatment. NDVH requires that applicants who have a diagnosis of alcohol or substance abuse have nine to twelve months of documented sobriety before being accepted to NDVH. If the potential resident has a mental health condition it must be stabilized at the time of admission.
The Skilled Care Unit requires that a potential resident meet the North Dakota criteria for nursing home placement.