Long-Term Care Benefit

Hebrew source: גמלת סיעוד
From All Rights (Kol-Zchut) (www.kolzchut.org.il)
This portal provides information about the assistance provided by the to seniors in need of assistance performing daily activities through the long term care benefit.

According to the The Long-Term Care Insurance Law, the Long-Term Care Benefit is given to people who have reached retirement age, live in the community (either in their own homes or in independent section of an assisted living center), and need help with daily activities (such as getting dressed, getting bathed, eating, mobility in the home, etc.), as well as elderly people who need supervision in order to prevent them from endangering themselves, or their surroundings (such as people with Alzheimer's disease).

The benefit is provided in the form of services; however, in specific cases it is possible to receive a Monetary Long-Term Care Benefit to Hire a Caregiver.

You can find a list of organisations and companies that provide long term care services in local areas and their contact information via the National Insurance Institute website]

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