38 CFR § 17.61 - Eligibility.
(a) At the time of initiating the assistance:
(2) Such care or services were furnished the veteran within the preceding 12 months;
(b) The veteran does not need hospital or nursing home care but is unable to live independently because of medical (including psychiatric) conditions and has no suitable family resources to provide needed monitoring, supervision, and any necessary assistance in the veteran's daily living activities; and
(c) The facility has been approved in accordance with § 17.63 of this part.