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Oregon State Veterans’ Home Public Information Forum. November 25, 2008 5:30-6:30 PM. The Soldiers’ Home was created in 1893 . Roseburg VA 1893 - 1930s. Partnership of. Oregon State Department of Veteran Affairs Douglas County City of Roseburg Veterans Services Office

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Oregon state veterans home public information forum

Oregon State Veterans’ HomePublic Information Forum

November 25, 2008

5:30-6:30 PM

The Soldiers’ Home was created in 1893

  • Roseburg VA 1893 - 1930s


Partnership of

Partnership of

  • Oregon State Department of Veteran Affairs

  • Douglas County

  • City of Roseburg

  • Veterans Services Office

  • Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Umpqua Community College

* Roseburg VA, 1940s, today it is known as Building 17


Supporters

Supporters

  • All Local Oregon State

  • Legislators

  • Winston VFW Post 9745

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars,

  • Winston

  • American Women’s Veterans

  • Association

  • Stewart Parkway Insurance

  • Allstate Insurance

  • Southern Oregon Warbirds

  • Association

  • City of Winston

  • UCAN

  • Roseburg Area Nursing Home Providers

  • Zonta Club of Roseburg

  • Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce

  • City of Drain

  • City of Canyonville

  • Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians

  • Mercy Medical Center

  • City of Oakland

  • Umpqua Community College

  • City of Sutherlin

* Douglas County Logo


Supporters continued

Supporters Continued

  • Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.

    – Umpqua Valley Chapter 805

  • Roseburg Economic Development Commissioner (Roger Brandt)

  • Umpqua Training and Employment (UTE)

  • Avista Utilities

  • Major General Marion E. Carl, Marine Corps League Detachment 1089

  • Fleet Reserve Association, United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Branch 328

  • Century 21, The Neil Company Real Estate (Neil Hummel)

  • American Legion Post #1052

  • Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 539

  • Military Order of the Cooties

* Douglas County Logo


Project amenities

Project Amenities

  • Certified for 200-400 residents

  • 100 Nursing beds

  • 50 Alzheimers/Secure Unit

  • 50 Assisted Living

  • Semi-private residential rooms

  • 24-hour Nursing Care

  • Rehabilitation Services

  • Recreation Programs

  • Transportation

  • Dining Services

  • Chapel

  • Library

* Roseburg VA, 1950s – building 5

* Oregon Veteran’s Home The Dalles, Oregon


Project cost

Project Cost

  • $40 Million

  • 65% Federal Funding

  • 35% Local Match ($14 million)

* Aerial view of Roseburg VA, 2008


Proposed location

Proposed Location


State and community investment benefit

State and Community Investment/Benefit

  • Community Investment: $14 million.

  • Returns/Benefits to Community include:

    1. Government business has a permanency that private

    industry does not.

    2. Wages for approximately 270 positions, Over

    $7.8 million annually, based on payroll figures for the

    State Veterans Home in The Dalles which employs

    200.

    3. Income to region: Approximately $6 will be generated

    for each dollar spent = $48 million to our local

    economy per year.

    4. Increased income to local businesses.

    5. Family living wage jobs averaging nearly $30,000 a

    year


Project benefits

Project Benefits

  • Co-Located with Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Accessibility to Interstate 5, Highway 138 and Highway 42

  • Creation of 200+ jobs (breakdown of type)

  • Business opportunities for local service industries

* Roseburg VA, 2008


Current state veterans home workforce statistics

Current State Veterans Home Workforce Statistics

  • Administrator/Corporate Office - 9

  • Nursing/LPN/CAN/RCM/CMA - 129

  • Central Supply/Rehab - 3

  • Medical Records - 4

  • HR/Staffing - 4

  • Payroll/Accounting - 2

  • Housekeeping/Maintenance - 21

  • Dietary - 19

  • Social Services - 3

  • Activities- 10


Job training dr blaine nisson

Job TrainingDr. Blaine Nisson

  • 125 First and Second Year Nursing Students

  • 220 Pre-Nursing Program Students

  • 75 Certified Nursing Assistants Annually

  • Potential New Facility for Regional Allied Health Training Center

* View of UCC from across the North Umpqua River


Approval process next steps mr jim willis

Approval Process/Next StepsMr. Jim Willis

  • Project on Federal VA funding list

  • Announcement - seeking sites

  • Interested jurisdictions submit proposals:

    • Necessary land

    • 35% match in hand – deadline ?

  • Secure 65% match from the VA

  • Statewide hearings

  • Site selection

  • Construction bid process

  • Start construction

This process can take up to two years depending on the ability to secure Federal matching funds for construction


Thank you

Thank you

Questions? Send Written Comments To:Douglas County Commissioner Joe Laurance1036 SE Douglas Avenue, Courthouse Room 217Roseburg, Oregon 97470Email: [email protected]


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