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Has anyone of my brother's or sister's been approved for a grant from the DVA? Re: inground pool installation for hydrotherapy. I do know they will approve these grants for certain 100% Disabled veterans. 

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No, but you may have 2 ways (or even more) to get your hydrotherapy pool:

1.  Go the SAH, as you suggested.  OR

2.  Try ILP through Voc Rehab.  


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"Maybe", just maybe, your PCP can order this for you, "if" he deems hydrotherapy "medically necessary".  

I have gotten stuff ordered by my PCP (or other VA medical professionals)  A few examples:

1.  I got a "flashing light" system so I dont miss it when people ring my door bell.  

2.  Grab bars were installed after my surgury (knee) so that I would not fall taking a shower.  

3.  I was denied a zero gravity power chair, but maybe could have gotten it anyway.  The stumbling block was a nurse, who opined that, because I can "get up" out of the chair, then it was not "medically necessary".  This irritating nurse is gone now.  It wasnt about getting out of the chair, it was about reclining the chair with my legs above my heart to reduce swelling.  The nurse did not seem to get this, many people elevate injured body parts to prevent swelling.  This is not unproven medicine.  

      I suggest simply asking your PCP:  "Do you think hydrotherapy will help?"   If so, then ask for a hydrotherapy pool in your home.  

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