The Geriatric and Extended Care Service at the Durham VA Medical Center is composed of the following programs:
View the comprehensive resource guide to all Geriatric and Extended Care Services.
The CLC is a hospital-based transitional care unit. CLC maintains an average length of stay of 32 days. Most patients require extended rehabilitation and care following surgery and/or lengthy hospitalizations before returning to independent living.
HHC consists of programs that manage care in veterans’ homes and community settings. Services include:
Mary Francis MSN, ACNS Geriatrics and Lonterm Care, Co-Director CLC
Jack Twersky MD, Co-Director CLC
Toni Cutson, MD, Medical Director
Jeannette Stein, MD, Medical Director
Theodore Hodges, MSN, Acting Program Director
Ivey Chavis, LCSW, MSW, Contract Programs Coordinator