Named for two Medal of Honor recipients — Colonel Van Barfoot and Colonel Carl Sitter — the Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center sets the […]
Named for two Medal of Honor recipients — Colonel Van Barfoot and Colonel Carl Sitter — the Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center sets the gold standard in quality care for Virginia’s veterans.
A 114,303 square foot, multi-wing, residential care center for veterans, this low-rise project offers three levels of care including nursing, Alzheimer’s, and domiciliary, this facility provides “nursing home care similar to community based nursing homes” as part of its range of services. Featuring numerous public activity spaces, dining rooms, lounges, administrative offices, conference and training rooms, and staff and building support areas in addition to its beds, the space provides exceptional veterans care and ample opportunity for socialization.
The facility features 160 single occupancy rooms in three nursing units: two 60 bed skilled nursing care units and one 40 bed secure Alzheimer’s dementia unit with enclosed courtyards.
The facility is self-supporting with private resident rooms containing private handicap accessible baths with roll-in showers, nursing/support spaces, pharmacy, a full service commercial kitchen and dining area, barber/beauty shop, library, game room, computer room, lounges, activities rooms, physical therapy rooms, administrative offices and lobbies.
Project Construction Features:
Conventional Building Construction.
Load bearing masonry for kitchen and mechanical core areas as well as support offices and administrative areas.
The main lobby features a two-story exposed timber construction with a tongue and groove wood ceiling.
The residential wings are structural wood framed.
Exterior finishes are Hardiplank concrete siding and brick veneer.
Roof construction is EPDM over the central core areas and architectural asphalt shingles over the residential wings.