VA hospitals rolling out program that helps veterans rehabilitate through gaming

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Phil Spencer, executive vice president of gaming at Microsoft, sees the collaboration as an ideal pairing of Microsoft’s efforts to increase diversity and inclusion in gaming with the vast reach of the VA, which serves more than 9 million veterans nationwide in its health care system.

Veteran support The National Military Family Association is an organization with strong grassroots support balanced with professionalism that makes us a leader in the field. Not only do we support military families – we are military families. spouses, parents, and family members make up our staff and board positions.

This other important resource provides Veterans who are homeless with dental treatment through programs such as Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment, VA Grant and Per Diem, Compensated Work Therapy/Transitional Residence, Health Care for Homeless Veterans (contract bed) and Community Residential Care.

Ensuring mental health care. the VA disagreed. It told him he had PTSD. Golden said he never got any specific treatment for it, but through a vocational rehabilitation and treatment program he.

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VA Research in Action. All VA research is intended to ultimately contribute to the health and well-being of Veterans. On this page, you will find examples of how VA research has been translated into everyday health care within the Veterans Health Administration or in medical care generally.

VA’s Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services is responsible for the national policies and programs for medical rehabilitation, prosthetic and sensory aids services that promote the health, independence and quality of life for Veterans with disabilities. This office aligns clinical expertise, clinical and practice guidance, and specialized.

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National Veterans Wheelchair Games It’s part of a new program offered at select Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country. The VA teamed up with Xbox and Microsoft to create a controller so veterans with disabilities and.

"With the VA being the largest integrated health care provider in the U.S., we thought it was a perfect opportunity to bring our focus on gaming and the great work that the VA is doing together." Microsoft will use feedback and data collected by the VA centers to determine how effective the Xbox Adaptive Controller is in serving Veterans.

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