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There are benefits available through the Veterans Affairs Canada program that are individual to each person and determined by what coverage they have.  To find out more about your specific coverage, please contact Veterans Affairs Canada at 1-866-522-2122 and have your ID number ready.  Also view their site at

Health Care and Benefits Program for Veterans Affairs Canada

Medavie Blue Cross is the Insurance provider for the Veterans Affairs in Canada, your claims would be processed through them.  You can find their coverage information on their website at under provider guide.  Here you will find information about Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted police and Medavie Blue Cross coverages.  As well as how to process claims, payments etc.

Just a few of the types of coverage are;

  • Aids for daily living
  • Ambulance/medical travel services
  • Audio (hearing) services
  • Nursing services
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Prescription drugs
  • Vision
  • Long term care

Once you have moved into Nanaimo Memory & Complex Care, you would inform the Veterans Affairs of your new residence which in turn would register the community and enable us to inquire on supports for the resident as well, ensuring that you are utilizing all supports available to you.