”Serve, Support, Simplify: Report of the President’s Commission on Care . Secretary Shalala and Senator Dole, we thank you for your work. Reaction to Dole-Shalala Commission Recommendations the results of this commission report and now the White House is telling our vets to. Hopefully these recommendations will not sit on a shelf like the 9/11 Commission report. From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

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Strengthen Support for Families 5. Views Read Edit View history. Click on ‘Article Link’ below tags for more Hopefully, the American public will respond with the same urgency that they did after the Walter Reed news first broke earlier this year, and demand that the President respond immediately and implement these recommendations quickly. Restructure shalsla disability pay systems to give the VA more responsibility for awarding benefits.

It is the least we can do for shalla nation’s heroes.

However, your comments will be deleted for the following reason only: The proposal resembles a Pentagon initiative announced last week. The commission wants the Pentagon and VA to create integrated care teams of doctors, nurses, other health professionals, social workers, and vocational rehabilitation workers who would implement the recovery plan, sahlala under the purview of a recovery coordinator — a single point of contact for patient and family.

She called the report a set of recommendations that could be implemented right away.

President’s Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors

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Ilona is slated to be the guest speaker. Only recently, the VA has taken steps to commision mental health counselors and hour suicide prevention services at all facilities, following high-profile incidents of suicides involving veterans.

This Commission made six recommendations with “action steps” to implement each recommendation. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Short clip of the president’s statement: Implement Comprehensive Recovery Plans 2. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I also hope that media will not bury the Commission’s critical findings in the back pages of our nation’s newspapers, beneath the latest news of Lindsay Lohan’s DUI or Beyonce’s tumbling down some stairs at a concert, like they did last week with the news of Secretary Nicholson’s resignation.

Dole – Shalala Commission. It calls for training and counseling for families of service members who require long-term care and improved family leave and insurance benefits for family members.

This material is used for educational purposes, to forward understanding of issues that concern veterans and military families. By Ilona Meagher – 3: Reaction to Dole-Shalala Commission Recommendations As the Senate approved — by unanimous consent — its Wounded Warrior package see details below the foldthe long-awaited draft recommendations stemming from the presidential commission set up in the wake of the Walter Reed scandal were made available online [MS Word].


Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs. Today, the Dole-Shalala Commission released their draft report, proving to the American public that the Walter Reed fiasco is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Science Advances Science Advances. Also, each “action step” directs specific action roles to the VA, DoD, United States Congress or some combination of these three entities. The commission also recommended making veterans eligible for transition payments after leaving the service. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. Sept Oct Nov Dec.

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Boost staff and money for Walter Reed until it closes in the coming years. The situation is extremely urgent. Some veterans forced to wait have committed suicidewhile other have fallen deep into debt.

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