Participation in financing the treatment of Holocaust survivors suffering from dementia.

by | Nov 10, 2023 | Caregiving, Laws & Regulations, Wellness & Health

Introduction-

A Holocaust survivor for whom the following conditions are met:

  • Receives rewards from the treasury and financial assistance due to being in a nursing home,
  • recognized as needy,
  • diagnosed with dementia

may be entitled to participate in the financing of the nursing home.

In addition, if it is a Holocaust survivor, who:

  • lives in the community
  • does not receive any nursing hours from the National Insurance,
  • He has an Israeli therapist,

is entitled to assistance in financing the caregiver.

Participation in nursing expenses due to the dementia disease-

A Holocaust survivor, who is required to receive the assistance of a foreign worker, or to be hospitalized in a nursing facility due to dementia, is entitled to participate in the costs of the treatment or hospitalization at the rate of the relative part in which he was diagnosed with this disease.

This benefit is particularly relevant to those suffering from dementia (dementia) and it is highly recommended to submit an application for participation in nursing expenses.

Ways of participating in the expenses for dementia (dementia):

  • Assistance in participating in the financing of hospitalization in a nursing facility in the amount of 1400 NIS.
  • Assistance in financing the maintenance of an Israeli employee in the framework of realization of nursing hours from National Insurance in the amount of 740 NIS per month.
  • Assistance in participating in financing the maintenance of a foreign worker in the amount of 1000 NIS per month.
  • Assistance in participating in a stay in sheltered housing/ department for the debilitated in the amount of NIS 740 per month.

Participation in the maintenance of an Israeli worker-

Those who have been recognized as receiving compensation based on income according to the Nazi Persecution Disability Law and do not receive any nursing hours from National Insurance. In addition to this, he is assisted by an Israeli worker, he is entitled to participation in the amount of 740 NIS per month from the Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors.

Where should I go to exercise the right?

In each of the requests, the Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors belonging to the Ministry of Finance must be contacted for assistance. The payment will be made starting from the date of applying for the assistance.

In order to exercise this right, you can contact us and we can help you exercise this right.