The Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home in El Paso opened in 2005 and provides first-class long term care for up to 160 residents, including up to 60 Alzheimer's residents in a separate, secured unit.
Created and operated exclusively for Texas veterans, their spouses and Gold Star parents, the Ambrosio Guillen home offers superior care that is Medicare and Medicaid certified. The certified, secured Alzheimer's unit provides specialized care in beautiful surroundings. The Alzheimer's unit includes cozy visiting areas, a special activity area and a private dining room. A pleasant outdoor, secured courtyard surrounds the Alzheimer's unit for the comfort and convenience of the residents.
History of the Home
Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home in El Paso was approved and built in Commissioner Patterson's administration. The home is named after Medal of Honor recipient, Marine Staff Sgt. Ambrosio Guillen. In Korea, Sgt. Guillen died defending his troops from a nighttime Chinese attack. Commissioner Jerry Patterson dedicated the home on July 19, 2005.
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