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§21.162 Participation In A Program Of Independent Living Services.


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§21.162 Participation in a program of independent living services.

(a) Approval of a program of independent living services. A program of independent living services and assistance is approved when:

(1) VA determines that achievement of a vocational goal is not currently reasonably feasible;

(2) VA determines that the veteran’s independence in daily living can be improved, and the gains made can reasonably be expected to continue following completion of the program;

(3) All steps required by §§21.90 and 21.92 of this Part for the development and preparation of an Individualized Independent Living Plan (IILP) have been completed; and

(4) The VR&E Officer concurs in the IILP. (Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3104(a)(15), 3109, 3120)

(B) Considerations for the VR&E Officer. The VR&E Officer will consider the following factors in administering programs providing independent living services:

(1) If VA resources available limit the number of veterans who may be provided a program of independent living services and assistance, the first priority shall be given to veterans for whom the reasonable feasibility of achieving a vocational goal is precluded solely as a result of service-connected disability; and

(2) To the maximum extent feasible, a substantial portion of veterans provided with programs of independent living services and assistance shall be receiving long-term care in VA medical centers and nursing homes. (Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3120©)

[49 FR 40814, Oct. 18, 1984, as amended at 53 FR 50957, Dec. 19, 1988; 55 FR 48842, Nov. 23, 1990; 62 FR 17708, Apr. 11, 1997; 66 FR 44053, Aug. 22, 2001]

Supplement Highlights reference: 30(2)

http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/REGS/38CFR/BOO...T21/s21_162.doc

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CHAPTER 8. PROGRAM OF INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES

http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin28/m28_1/part2/ch08.doc

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