Western Kentucky Veterans Center (WKVC) opened 14 March 2002 in Hanson, Kentucky. Situated on 33 acres of beautiful farmland 5 miles north of Madisonville, the 156-bed facility provides long-term skilled nursing care for Kentucky's veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States.
(1) To be admitted to a Kentucky Veterans Center, the person shall:
(a) be a veteran;
(b) be disabled by reason of disease, wounds, age or is otherwise in need of nursing
(c) be a Kentucky resident as of the date of admission to a Kentucky Veterans
(d) have a military discharge that is not of a dishonorable nature.
(2) A person shall not be eligible for admission if the person:
(a) has been diagnosed by a qualified health care professional as acutely mentally ill,
as an acute alcoholic, as addicted to drugs, as continuously disruptive or as dangerous
to self or others;
(b) is ventilator-dependent; or
(c) has needs that cannot be met by the Veterans Center.
We offer a wide array of important services for the convenience, comfort and well being of our veterans. These include: primary care physician on site, 24-hour nursing care, pharmacy services, physical therapy in house, gift shop, chaplain on staff, daily activities, arts and crafts, library on site, and one wing designated for dementia/Alzheimer's disease.
Resident Information - Our resident information guide provides many details concerning life at our nursing home.
Call the Financial Services Department at (270) 322-9087 regarding the cost of care.
County Clerks Present $15,000 Check to WKVC
County Clerks in the western district collected $15,000 from the sale of bird houses made from old license plates.
The money will be used to purchase a blanket warmer, and IN2L computer and a grandfather clock reality orientation board.
New WKVC Administrator LaDonna Scott is at left, and holding the check is Richard Young, Secretary of the Resident Council, Navy Veteran and Hopkins County resident.
Western Kentucky Veterans Center
926 Veterans Drive
Hanson, Kentucky 42413
Office: (270) 322-9087
Toll Free: (877) 662-0008
TTYS: (270) 322-9752